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taper off

phrasal verb with taper  us   /ˈteɪ·pər/ verb [I/T]
to become smaller in size or less in degree: Mortgage rates may taper off in the spring. The rain will taper off by morning.
Translations of “taper off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 逐漸變小, 逐步減弱…
in Russian уменьшаться, сокращаться…
in Turkish giderek azalmak/küçülmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逐渐变小, 逐步减弱…
in Polish zmniejszać się, słabnąć…
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