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Synonyms for curtail

to make short or shorter the duration or extent of

Synonyms for curtail

terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent

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The company will also curtail production at its Cook plant from Dec.
Following a series of public hearings on nicotine addictiveness, in 1995 President Clinton announced the publication of the proposed FDA regulations to curtail the access to and appeal of tobacco products to children and adolescents.
But a proposed SOP, written by AcSEC and approved by FASB, could drastically change the rules and force producers and distributors to curtail some of their more aggressive accounting methods.
Russia has loads of regulations to curtail enterprise, yet the government exercises pathetically little power to enforce contracts or punish crime.
To cite specifically just one of many possible examples of Schudson's merry contrariness, he argues, convincingly, that the First Amendment to the Constitution barred Congress from curtailing freedom of the press only in order to leave room for the state legislatures to curtail it--which is why editors were regularly jailed for seditious libel.
If we continue to borrow to pay for them, the resultant high real interest rates will curtail the growth in living standards.
As public pressure mounts over possible health risks linked to cadmium, an increasing number of high-profile companies are vowing to curtail their reliance on it.
Many legislators have indicated the simplest way to curtail the acquisitions is to limit or eliminate the deduction of interest expense.
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) (NYSE: LPX) announced today it will curtail oriented strand board (OSB) operations at five North American mills due to very low product demand and pricing across North America.
The Russian central bank has taken measures to curtail a rally of the rouble, Bloomberg has reported.
It says that to curtail such tax losses, developing and developed countries alike must work to curb the global shadow financial system that facilitates illicit financial flows.
They will pay handsomely, as an insurance policy, even during times when it seems that the grid is very stable and will likely not call upon your facility to curtail the load that was bid in.
The decision to curtail flights is not technically considered a ``grounding,'' because grounding refers to halting flights because a problem is expected, Humphrey said.
The government said that it would curtail bank lending to certain sectors where it perceived a risk of overheating (real estate, steel, cement, aluminum) and increase the amount of equity that firms provided to qualify for new loans.