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

- ethics guidelines, and mandatory reviews of external employment are also curtailed as most ethics officials were also furloughed. Additionally, federal employees...
- affected activities involving the furlough of non-essential personnel and curtailment of agency activities and services. Essential employees are still required...
- 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...
- 17, 2013, the United States federal government entered a shutdown and curtailed most routine operations because neither legislation appropriating funds...
- 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...
- eman****tion in return for their prohibition of slavery. Lincoln believed that curtailing slavery in these ways would economically expunge it, as envisioned by...
- released on 5 December 2018. The film was released on 11 January 2019. To curtail piracy, the makers of Uri: The Surgical Strike deplo**** a 3.8 gigabyte...
- Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, or WIC, were greatly curtailed. The government didn’t contribute any new money into the program, which...
- filed after KKK members shot into a group of African Americans. Klansmen curtailed their activities in order to conserve money for defense against the lawsuits...
- 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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