Verb(1) place restrictions on(2) terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent
(1) I do all the time, but of course I don't limit or otherwise curtail this self-indulgence.(2) One is that the restrictions of movement in rural areas could curtail normal campaigning.(3) In short, Mosley wants to curtail the scope and cost of development.(4) I think it is a pity that they did not get an opportunity to curtail the hours and restrict the use of the main auditorium.(5) Passengers are annoyed that no notices have been put up at the main bus stop to advise them of the proposed curtailments .(6) Behaviors such as recycling need to be sustained over long periods of time, and the curtailment of environmentally harmful actions is also important.(7) ├ö├ç├┐The curtailment of foot patrols along rivers was availed of by some individuals to engage in illegal activity,├ö├ç├û he said.(8) Town councillors at Marlborough have expressed their opposition to any curtailment or reduction in ambulance services in the town.(9) September 11 th has brought mostly unpleasant changes, including curtailment of civil liberties and threatened perpetual war.(10) The promise of a fine indoor season had been curtailed during a training break in Florida.(11) Her visit was abruptly curtailed when news was received about the death of her father, King George VI.(12) The result is a dramatic decrease in the money supply, dramatically curtailing growth.(13) Customers are asked by Kerry County Council to please use water sparingly, to check for leaks or wastage in their supply systems, to avoid watering lawns, washing cars etc, and to expect curtailments on the supplies, particularly at night(14) Despite its flight curtailments at Heathrow, it reported a pre-tax profit of Ôö¼├║115m in the first quarter of the current financial year.(15) Meanwhile, the Health Service Executive denied last night recent reports that patients in Kerry will suffer following the curtailment of an angiography service.(16) He said that the proposed limitation period reduction from three years to one year again was also unfair as it represented a curtailment of the personal right of citizens.
1. reduce ::
2. shorten ::
3. cut short ::
4. cut back ::
1. elongate ::
2. extend ::
uit te brei
3. prolong ::
4. protract ::
Different Formscurtail, curtailed, curtailing, curtailment, curtailments, curtails
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