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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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We have closed or curtailed unprofitable capacity, repowered key assets at lower energy prices, built-up a profitable value-added casthouse network, established the foundation for a strong commercial bauxite business, and made substantial productivity improvements.
According to a top Fed official, growth of the shadow banking system in the US has been curtailed as the banking system has only grown modestly in recent years.
If our police forces are being curtailed, bring these troops home to protect this already overpopulated country and let other nations govern their own countries.
Teacher Prabhau Prasad Yadav said the salaries were curtailed for welcoming Minister of State for Chaudhary and Minister for Education Ram Chandra Kusbaha who came to the district.
8 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the perpetrators of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks were not Islamabad's friends, and that the activities of terror groups involved in such ghastly terror acts should be 'checked, curtailed and shut'.
Chesapeake has curtailed approximately 200 million cubic feet per day of gross natural gas production and approximately 6,000 barrels per day of gross oil production for at least the month of March 2009.
Dr Richard Lewis, Welsh secretary of the British Medical Association, said, "It would be extremely worrying if an LHB in Wales is considering that services to patients may have to be cut back or curtailed at such an early stage in the financial year.
Those that have curtailed file sharing with applications that limit or restrict bandwidth access
Production at the newsprint plant will be curtailed by 13,000 tonnes, affecting 600 jobs.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE - F/A-22 Raptor flight tests have been temporarily curtailed at Edwards Air Force Base while investigators seek the cause of a crash in Nevada.
Consequently, the scope of mother's pensions, pensions for the blind, and old-age pensions, that were introduced by the states, was severely curtailed despite the efforts of social reformers to extend these benefits on a universal rather than selective basis.
Ironically, for all the talk of liberty and freedom from these politicians, most of things proposed would curtail rights: They either want to make moral decisions for others and impose them on the public through law or cut off access to redress through the courts for people who believe their freedom has been curtailed.
Cascades/Mechanicsville tissue production curtailed
In an effort to help the fish recover, Canada sharply curtailed annual catches in 1992, but that measure failed to stop the cod's decline.
The district court held that the defendant was a danger to the community because he was the leader of an organized crime family, and his leadership could not be curtailed by any condition or combination of conditions of release.