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 (fôl′ôf′, -ŏf′)
A reduction or decrease: a falloff in car sales.
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(ˈfɔlˌɔf, -ˌɒf)

a decline in quantity, vigor, etc.
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Noun1.falloff - a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality; "the team went into a slump"; "a gradual slack in output"; "a drop-off in attendance"; "a falloff in quality"
decline in quality, worsening, declension, deterioration - process of changing to an inferior state
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The results are consistent though, with some of the falloff in overall demand for Treasuries.
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The sales falloff is partly due to the very high sales numbers of 2016, driven by the expected presidential victory of Hilary Clinton, a staunch proponent of gun control.
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As a result, the falloff in female enrolment beyond the primary level is steep and stark.
With monthly hiring near or above 200,000 in April, June and July, economists had been expecting to see a falloff last month.
The past decade has seen a slight falloff in P&Y entries in the bow-only counties.
Despite the falloff in traditional TV viewing, Nathanson doesn't see complete upheaval coming to the TV business anytime soon.
The subsequent falloff in petrol prices has encouraged the automaker to shuffle resources from cars to SUVs.
The conditional forecast of core PCE inflation closely tracks the actual evolution of core PCE inflation, suggesting that most of the falloff of core inflation that occurred over the 2012:Q2 to 2015:Q3 period could be explained by movements in the other variables of the model, that is, by unexpected developments in the determinants of inflation.
HP said the massive job cuts were in response to a falloff in demand for its products but did not reveal whether or not its operations here will be affected.