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With amenities and lodging curtailed all over, we’ll all be spending a lot more time in muddy parking lots again, which have always been vital to the skiing experience.

It’s rumored that Spears’s access to the internet is heavily curtailed and that she is only allowed a flip phone.

From Vox

Xi Jinping’s government is increasingly curtailing the influence of private corporations that dominate its burgeoning internet, e-commerce and digital finance industries, pivoting away from its previously hands off approach.

From Fortune

“First Principles” closes with some regrets about “the end of American classicism” and a set of practical lessons that, although laudable, seem disconnected from the rest of the book, such as curtailing campaign spending.

Others complained that they had curtailed traffic stops and other proactive enforcement because they worried about internal reprimands.

Was it a mistake to veto the bill that would have curtailed such furloughs?

But the open policy was then curtailed again when border controls tightened significantly following 9/11.

In March 2012, Time reported that Israel had curtailed much of its covert activities in Iran.

Rumors spread from Foggy Bottom after the coup that arms shipments may be curtailed.

Second, whatever Hacked Off and the politicians may say, some legitimate journalism will now be curtailed.

The Commissioners made no proposal that outdoor relief to the aged or impotent (or infirm) should be abolished, or even curtailed.

The days of Faith will be everlasting; but her power to act wickedly will be curtailed more and more.

Curtal is a small horse; properly one who hath his tail docked or curtailed.

Both had been seminary pupils prior to Mr. Carruths death, but expenses had to be curtailed at once.

Now, with the increase of the area of cultivation, the land in the Pampas which is available for grazing is greatly curtailed.


On this page you'll find 127 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to curtailed, such as: concise, fleeting, momentary, quick, short-lived, and swift.

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