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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A noticeable deterioration in performance or quality; A steep high face of rock; A change downward;

Usage examples (39)
  • A drop-off in attendance
  • There was a sharp drop-off in sales
  • This year we had more of a drop-off in the summer.
  • He could drop-off the latter on the way to the mini-mall. for more
Tutoring comment
  • If you "drop off" (to leave something) the report, he'll see there is not a "drop-off" (a sharp decline) in sales.
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