curtailment

[ ker-teyl ]SEE DEFINITION OF curtailment

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CURTAILMENT

But, perhaps, such a sacrifice as the curtailment of your education will not be required of you.

There was a noble financial policy, a curtailment of expense.

That there was no necessity for this third curtailment ordered in January.

Why not then stop the curtailment, and restore the exchanges to their former footing?

But did they ever consent to a curtailment of their own rights?

The passion of the hour was the curtailment of the royal authority, he says.

They were slow to see the necessity of some form of curtailment and limitation of the traffic.

Basil advises a curtailment of all expenditure for the present.

Let us see how this will operate to the pruning and curtailment of law.

It is evident you feel no interest in the curtailment of my expenses.

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