curtailment

  • 1 Curtailment — Cur*tail ment (k?r t?l ment), n. The act or result of curtailing or cutting off. Bancroft. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 curtailment — I noun abatement, abbreviation, abbreviature, abridgment, compression, condensation, constriction, contraction, cut back, cutting down, cutting off, declension, decline, decrease, decrescence, depression, deprivation, diminishment, diminution,… …

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  • 3 curtailment — [[t]kɜː(r)te͟ɪlmənt[/t]] N SING: usu N of n The curtailment of something is the act of reducing or limiting it. [FORMAL] ...a considerable curtailment of military spending. ...the curtailment of presidential power …

    English dictionary

  • 4 curtailment — curtail UK US /kɜːˈteɪl/ verb [T] ► to reduce or limit something: »The Federal Reserve raised interest rates slightly to curtail inflation. »The last government severely curtailed trade union rights. curtailment noun [C or U] ► »They will not… …

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  • 5 curtailment — curtail ► VERB ▪ reduce in extent or quantity. DERIVATIVES curtailment noun. ORIGIN from obsolete curtal «horse with a docked tail», from Latin curtus, influenced by TAIL(Cf. ↑tailless) …

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  • 6 curtailment — noun Date: 1794 the act of curtailing ; the state of being curtailed …

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  • 7 curtailment — See curtailer. * * * …

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  • 8 curtailment — noun The act of curtailing …

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  • 9 Curtailment — The act of contracting or reducing operations of a company in the hope of bringing it financial or operational stability. This management technique is often used when a company has grown too fast and is unable to effectively manage its operations …

    Investment dictionary

  • 10 curtailment — Synonyms and related words: abbreviation, abridgment, abstract, apocope, arrest, arrestation, astriction, astringency, attrition, bereavement, bottleneck, cervix, check, cheeseparing, circumscription, coarctation, compactedness, compaction,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11 curtailment — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. decrease, condensation, cutback; see abbreviation 1 , 2 , reduction 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act or process of decreasing: abatement, cut, cutback, decrease, decrement, diminishment, diminution, drain,… …

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  • 12 curtailment — cur tail·ment || mÉ™nt n. reducing, shortening, cutting short …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 curtailment — n. Abbreviation, abridgment, contraction, shortening, reduction, retrenchment, cutting off or down …

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  • 14 curtailment — n reduction, reducing, decrease, decreasing, retrenchment, retrenching, diminution, diminishing, cutting short, cutting off, cutting down, cutting back, subtraction, subtracting, subduction, subducting; loss, lessening, shortage, shortening,… …

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  • 15 curtailment — cur·tail·ment …

    English syllables

  • 16 curtailment — See: curtail …

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  • 17 curtailment — noun 1. the temporal property of being cut short • Derivationally related forms: ↑curtail • Hypernyms: ↑shortness 2. the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation a suppression of the newspaper • Syn:… …

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  • 18 specific curtailment — index limitation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 19 Panasonic Corporation — パナソニック株式会社 Type Public Traded as TYO: 6752 OSE …

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  • 20 Demand response — This article is about the electrical concept. For the transport concept, see Demand responsive transport. A clothes dryer using a demand response switch to reduce peak demand In electricity grids, demand response (DR) is similar to dynamic demand …

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