Definition of Curtailing

1. Verb. (present participle of curtail) ¹



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Definition of Curtailing

1. curtail [v] - See also: curtail

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curtailing

cursorinesses
cursoring
cursorless
cursors
cursory
cursour
cursours
curst
curstfully
cursus
curt
curtail
curtailed
curtailer
curtailers
curtailing (current term)
curtailment
curtailments
curtails
curtain
curtain-call
curtain-raise
curtain-twitcher
curtain-twitchers
curtain call
curtain calls
curtain coating
curtain lecture
curtain off
curtain raiser

Literary usage of Curtailing

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1. Farm Management: A Text-book for Student, Investigator, and Investor by Richard Laban Adams (1921)
"765 1326 Increasing Profits by curtailing Waste There are two ways to make ... It is to increase profits by curtailing, eliminating, and reducing waste. ..."

2. The Confederation of Europe: A Study of the European Alliance, 1813-1823, as by Walter Alison Phillips (1920)
"... nations the only guarantee of peace—The only proof of this would be universal free trade— Danger of surrendering or curtailing national sovereignty in ..."

3. Baptist Missionary Magazine by Massachusetts Baptist Convention, American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1863)
"... the continued aid of the Missionary Union, though it falls so far short of the appropriations once granted, curtailing much the progress of our work. ..."

4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1891)
"... Ministry of Public Instruction and Arts. Decrees were issued curtailing the right of public meeting and association and the liberty of the press, ..."

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