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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

- economic program still centered on tax cuts for the affluent and the curtailing of po****r entitlements like Medicare and Social Security. Greg Sargent...
- checks and stricter gun control regulations. Improve privacy laws and curtail government surveillance. Opposition to the use of torture. Recognize and...
- 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...
- 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...
- how to reduce the deficit should shift emphasis from tax increases to curtailing spending and triggering economic growth. He supports a "no budget no pay"...
- appoint members of other House committees. These powers, however, were curtailed in the "Revolution of 1910" because of the efforts of Democrats and dissatisfied...
- Supreme Court case, in which the Court ruled that Parliament could not curtail any of the Fundamental Rights in the Constitution. The family of Henry...
- Persian empires in 550 BCE, Cyrus the Great and, later, his son Cambyses II curtailed the powers of the Magi after they had attempted to sow dissent following...
- autonomic neuropathy ****ociated with diabetes. The illness forced Cash to curtail his touring. He was hospitalized in 1998 with severe pneumonia, which damaged...
- 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...
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