Definition of Curtail. Meaning of Curtail. Synonyms of Curtail

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Definition of Curtail

Curtail
Curtail Cur*tail" (k[u^]r*t[=a]l"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Curtailed (-t[=a]ld"); p. pr. & vb. n. Curtailing.] [See Curtal.] To cut off the end or tail, or any part, of; to shorten; to abridge; to diminish; to reduce. I, that am curtailed of this fair proportion. --Shak. Our incomes have been curtailed; his salary has been doubled. --Macaulay.
Curtail
Curtail Cur"tail (k?r"t?l), n. The scroll termination of any architectural member, as of a step, etc.

Meaning of Curtail from wikipedia

- India's colonial period. By this time, with its economic power severely curtailed by the British parliament and effectively having been made an arm of British...
- additional emergency funding of Rs 1500 crore to Jet. This amount was further curtailed to Rs 200 crore as SBI awaited an RBI update on the same. The amount has...
- September 5, 2016. Broder, John M. (October 1, 2009). "E.P.A. Moves to Curtail Greenhouse Gas Emissions". The New York Times. "US moves to limit industrial...
- brought ideas of liberalism back to Russia with them and attempted to curtail the tsar's powers during the abortive Decembrist revolt of 1825. At the...
- with Walder Frey, and to make amends with Robb Stark for unwittingly curtailing his plan to draw Tywin Lannister into battle, Edmure is promised to one...
- Over the next few years, Mussolini banned all political parties and curtailed personal liberties, thus forming a dictatorship. These actions attracted...
- Central America as well. Northern "free soil" interests vigorously sought to curtail any further expansion of slave territory. The Compromise of 1850 over California...
- incarcerated many non-communists, although it was also successful at curtailing communist activity in the country, if only for a time. The North Vietnamese...
- and the end of the Cold War, the Department of Defense (DOD) sharply curtailed procurement spending. In 1995, DOD spending fell below $50 billion for...
- as the Printing Presses and Publications Act have also been cited as curtailing freedom of expression. Malaysians observe a number of holidays and festivities...
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