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  • n. Plural form of fall-off an alternative spelling of falloff.


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  • It used to be that the things lamented as cultural fall-offs had to do with mores.

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  • Last contestant left clinging to life advances to the final challenge, while the early fall-offs faced off in Level Two.

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  • "However, those price declines pale in comparison to the sharp fall-offs we have seen in the past week, where the investor concerns over the possibility of nationalization of some institutions has led many of these securities to decline 30% or more," said Dally, MarketWatch reported.

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  • None of this is due to dramatic fall-offs in supply.

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  • Consider New York and California, which Levitt repeatedly points to as states that legalized abortion early in 1970 and had crime fall-offs earlier in the 1990s.

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  • BLITZER: The stereotype, as you well know, around the world is of Israelis as tough, hardened fighters who have dealt with these kinds of problems enormously and shouldn't necessarily have these kinds of psychological fall-offs, psychological problems that we've been talking about.

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  • Research has shown that a relatively small increase in the parking charges can result in dramatic fall-offs in visitors to shops. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • And yet Mrs. Bachmann continues to struggle, as measured by fall-offs in polls, and by the latest fund-raising total she reported Saturday - $4.1 million, a considerable slackening of the pace she set after entering the race in June, when in just three weeks $2.2 million poured in.

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  • Georgetown University and the University of Chicago also saw 5-percent fall-offs from last year, with Georgetown recording a 7-percent decline in expected starting salary.

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  • Nielsen is said to be working feverishly on a metric directly correlating previous year's ratings fall-offs with this withering supply of shellfish.

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