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Definition 1: the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation - [noun denoting act]

Samples where curtailment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a suppression of the newspaper

Synonyms for curtailment in the sense of this definition

(curtailment is a kind of ...) the act of controlling by restraining someone or something

"the unlawful restraint of trade"

Definition 2: the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for curtailment in the sense of this definition

(curtailment is a kind of ...) an act of economizing; reduction in cost

"it was a small economy to walk to work every day" "there was a saving of 50 cents"

Definition 3: the temporal property of being cut short - [noun denoting attribute]

(curtailment is a kind of ...) the property of being of short temporal extent

"the shortness of air travel time"

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