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phrasal verb
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present tense
I/you/we/theylevel off
he/she/itlevels off
present participleleveling off or levelling off
past tenseleveled off or levelled off
past participleleveled off or levelled off
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or level out

  1. 1
    [transitive] to make something flat
    The ground will have to be leveled off before we can start building.
  2. 2
    [intransitive] to stop sloping or moving up or down
    The road levels out as you get close to the coast.
    The airplane will level off at around 35,000 feet.
  3. 3
    [intransitive] to stop becoming more or less, and remain the same
    Oil prices should level out now that the war is over.
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