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Overview of verb curtail

The verb curtail has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (5) restrict, curtail, curb, cut back

(place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school")

2. clip, curtail, cut short

(terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries")

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