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cur·tail·ment

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  1. curtailmentnoun

    the temporal property of being cut short

    Synonyms:
    downsizing, suppression, retrenchment

  2. suppression, curtailmentnoun

    the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation

    "a suppression of the newspaper"

    Synonyms:
    inhibition, stifling, quelling, downsizing, crushing, retrenchment, suppression

  3. retrenchment, curtailment, downsizingnoun

    the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable

    Synonyms:
    downsizing, suppression, retrenchment

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. curtailmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    abbreviation, abridgment, contraction, shortening, reduction, retrenchment

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "curtailment":

    restriction, limitation, reduction, cutout, constraint

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#2750reduction
#6994limitation
#7800restriction
#9968constraint
#12650suppression
#13260inhibition
#21692crushing
#36633downsizing
#37513cutout
#51207stifling
#62743curtailment
#75551retrenchment
#170741quelling

How to use curtailment in a sentence?

  1. Calvin Coolidge:

    I want the people of America to be able to work less for the government and more for themselves. I want them to have the rewards of their own industry. This is the chief meaning of freedom. Until we can reestablish a condition under which the earnings of the people can be kept by the people, we are bound to suffer a very severe and distinct curtailment of our liberty.

  2. Lynn Franco:

    While expectations remain high by historical standards, the modest curtailment in optimism suggests that consumers do not foresee the economy gaining much momentum in the months ahead.

  3. Sam Boland-Brien:

    Conditions deteriorated so quickly, there weren't really alternative options. We had to move forward with the curtailment process. We developed an emergency regulation, that resulted in all kinds of surface water users... in the upper part of this watershed having to stop diversions.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I am seriously thinking about -- not pardoning -- but I am seriously thinking of a curtailment of Blagojevich.

  5. Gordon Schremp:

    If the situation gets bad enough, which no one is saying it will, the curtailment could affect larger blocks and touch ancillary facilities they depend on.


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