falloff falloff  /ˈfɔ ˌlɔf/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Various reasons for the falloff have been proposed, but climate change caused by global warming is high on the list for many experts.

News

  • Omnicare, Walgreen's should not see margin falloff, says UBS

    UBS does not expect to see a margin falloff in 2013 for both Walgreen (WAG) and Omnicare (OCR) due to a conversion of pharmacy reimbursements to an average wholesale price formula from a maximum allowable ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I think there's been an enormous investment in teaching kids to read in elementary school," Gioia said. "Kids are doing better at 9, and at 11. At 13, they're doing no worse, but then you see this catastrophic falloff. ...... If kids are put...
    on Nov 18, 2007 By: Dana Gioia Source: Forbes

  2. "This falloff of support among Democratic ranks is not shared by the war-fighting forces," Hunter said. "It's not shared by our troops."
    on Nov 22, 2006 By: Duncan Hunter Source: Forbes

  3. "We've been talking, and the talks are seemingly positive, but I haven't signed the deal yet, so there's nothing more I can really say," Dunleavy said. "Unless there's a dramatic falloff, it looks like we're going to get it done."
    on Nov 28, 2006 By: Mike Dunleavy Source: Forbes

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