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English noun: curtailment

1. curtailment (attribute) the temporal property of being cut short

Broader (hypernym)shortness

2. curtailment (act) the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation

SamplesA suppression of the newspaper.


Broader (hypernym)restraint

3. curtailment (act) the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable

Synonymsdownsizing, retrenchment

Broader (hypernym)economy, saving

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