Curtail Definition

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1. A six-month Pentagon review recommended in December that the program be curtailed to combat a projected $ 15 billion overrun. 1
2. Again the purpose of this action was to curtail inflation. 1
3. And these self-centred ways automatically cause suffering and, ultimately, curtailment of the activity. 1
4. Apart from the great curtailment of inventiveness, this schematism may be harmless for small-scale works, but when applied to large-scale, tectonic projects it leads to monstrosities. 1
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6. Apart from the great curtailment of inventiveness, this schematism may be harmless for small-scale works, but when applied to large-scale,(This website ) tectonic projects it leads to monstrosities. 1
7. Arkies will never agree to one which doesn't severely curtail our freedoms. 1
8. As a result of the government's programme, the weight of the public enterprise sector was significantly curtailed. 1
9. As a result of the study, health officials are calling on manufacturers and the government to curtail exposures to children. 1
10. As far as Africans are concerned, both these avenues of advancement are deliberately curtailed by legislation. 1
11. As soon as a contract becomes legally binding, performance ceases to be optional, thereby curtailing individual autonomy. 1
12. As species wither, the marine food chain could be disrupted; human action is needed to curtail further acidification. 1
13. Banks would be barred from owning and investing in private equity and hedge funds and would be forced to curtail many of their broker-dealer operations. 1
14. Budget cuts forced schools to curtail after-school programs. 1
15. Budget cuts have drastically curtailed training programs. 1
16. But she too worries , lest the incident curtain - raiser for other curtailments. 1
17. But the aim of the government and its technocrats is to curtail and destroy those movements. 1
18. But they sharply curtailed their buying in the 1990s as a strengthening yen badly hurt their dollar-denominated positions. 1
19. But they will not curtail either illegal immigration or illicit working as much as supporters claim. 1
20. By the same token, reduced military budgets would force the government to curtail its foreign involvement. 1
21. Children with the defect need to curtail activities because of risk of bleeding from minor trauma. 1
22. Civil Liberty: We believe also in protest against the curtailment of our civil rights. 1
23. Construction activity would have to be curtailed during sensitive seasons. Peregrine falcon. 1
24. Democracy recognizes no prescribed path to be followed, because such prescriptiveness would curtail individual freedom. 1
25. Drug Administration has pledged to issue regulations curtailing certain types of cigarette advertising and distribution. 1
26. Even though the spraying programs were greatly curtailed after the 1957 debacle, citizen outrage intensified. 1
27. Exploration for, and production of, tin was curtailed by the onset of the tin crisis in 1985. 1
28. He began his planning in January but found practice curtailed two weeks ago by a heavy snowfall. 1
29. He did, however, curtail his withering critique. 1
30. He must be prepared to curtail this new behaviour before it becomes a habit. 1
 

Curtail

[kərˈtāl]

VERB

curtails (third person present) · curtailed (past tense) · curtailed (past participle) · curtailing (present participle)

  - reduce in extent or quantity; impose a restriction on.

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List of Suffixes

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