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plateau
as in:  reached a plateau in our growth


Sales increased for three straight years, but they seem to have hit a plateau.
  a time of little change after more rapid change
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plateau plateaux plateaus plateaued plateauing
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  • Sales increased for three straight years, but they seem to have hit a plateau.
  • History knows no resting places and no plateaus.
    Henry Kissinger
  • The defense is hoping that Marvin Harrison’s skill level has reached a plateau.
  • she said i reached a plateau.
    Daniel Keyes  --  Flowers for Algernon

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  • The young star’s popularity increased during his first few months in the NBA, but shortly afterwards it began to plateau as everyone began to tire of hearing about him.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   plateau [2]
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