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taper off

phrasal verb with taper
 
 
/ˈteɪpər/ verb [I, T]
to become gradually smaller or less frequent: Sales have gradually tapered off.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
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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