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  Definition of curtail
  1. place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
  2. terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"
Similar Words: restrict, curb, cut back, clip, cut short

 

Hyponyms: immobilize, immobilise

 

Derivational Morphology: bridle, check, curb, limitation, restriction, curtailment

 

 
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