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present tense
I/you/we/theylevel off
he/she/itlevels off
present participlelevelling off
past tenselevelled off
past participlelevelled off

or level out

  1. 1
    [transitive] to make something flat

    The ground will have to be levelled 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 village.

    The plane 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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