What is another word for curtail?

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[ kɜːtˈe͡ɪl], [ kɜːtˈe‍ɪl], [ k_ɜː_t_ˈeɪ_l]

Related words: curtail meaning, to curtail, to cut shorter

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    "curtail" is a verb meaning "to reduce or lessen the extent or scope of." In grammar, it primarily means to shorten a word or phrase. For example, "I would curtail my smoking if I could" would mean "I would stop smoking if I could." Curtail can also be used as a noun meaning "a shortened form of a word or phrase." For example, "her remarks were curtailed by a student's interruption" means "her remarks were short because a student interrupted her.

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