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the time that the curfew signal is sounded

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a signal (usually a bell) announcing the start of curfew restrictions

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an order that after a specific time certain activities (as being outside on the streets) are prohibited

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Teenagers and children would be kept off the streets during late hours under a nationwide curfew bill pending approval by the House of Representatives.
As a mother, I am all for having curfews, especially since I am away from my daughter," Venus Ramos, 38, a housewife based in Dubai, told Gulf News.
The ongoing weeks-long curfews in six Sur neighborhoods were expanded to other neighborhoods in the tense district.
Baghdad curfew suspension is double-edged sword for citizens
BEIRUT: Curfews imposed on Syrians in villages across Lebanon amount to a "violation of Lebanon's international human rights obligations" and create a discriminatory and hostile environment for refugees, Human Rights Watch said in statement Friday.
February 4, 2014 (JUBA) - South Sudan's president, Salva Kiir, has cut a dusk to dawn curfew he imposed in the capital, Juba, after conflict erupted in mid-December, but warned that punitive measures would be taken should violence flare again.
The motivation for this story was an article on curfews by Chris Joyner of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, who refers to Mike Males of the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice.
A PLEA for changes in curfew laws was made by Clwyd South MP Susan Elan Jones when she met Justice Minister Crispin Blunt.
THREE scrap thieves have been punished with electronic curfews.
Airport curfews are heavily restricted under federal law, requiring airports to submit detailed reports describing why a curfew is necessary and what impacts it would have.
Although cuts in federal aid and reduced budgets are making it more difficult for cities to provide adequate public safety programs, the latest Insta-Poll from the National League of Cities shows that city officials continue to implement and enforce youth curfews as an effective strategy for deterring crime and violence among adolescents.
LATE night curfews do little to stop lawless teenagers committing new crimes, research showed last night.
In general I am not in favour of curfews for young people,' he said.
The Connecticut Civil Liberties Union, for example, recently argued that one town's law violated the rights of parents to set their own children's curfews.
ENI)--Schooling for Palestinian children is a story of constant interruptions, closings and curfews, which Palestinians and human rights groups believe are being used to punish people for the ongoing intifada, the uprising against Israeli occupation that started in September 2000.