Definition Of curtail
reduce in extent or quantity; impose a restriction on.
civil liberties were further curtailed
Example Of curtail
‘So if vaccination curtails the outbreak sooner than the slaughter-only policy, the disease-free status would be regained more quickly than if vaccination is not used,’ the letter states.
‘The curtailment of foot patrols along rivers was availed of by some individuals to engage in illegal activity,’ he said.
Behaviors such as recycling need to be sustained over long periods of time, and the curtailment of environmentally harmful actions is also important.
But let's introduce a drastic curtailment of take-away liquor sales, particular on those days of the week when welfare payments are freshly available.
But what they end up with, after all the reserve they impose (and which curtails their creative impetus) is merely anecdotal.