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to make short or shorter the duration or extent of

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

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There are three ways participants are rewarded for curtailing load:
One avenue where strategically curtailing consumption can yield earnings is via Demand Response--an energy incentive program, where energy users receive financial incentives simply by agreeing to shed nonessential electricity in the event of a power shortage (think of the hottest and coldest days of the year).
Strangling freedoms and curtailing democratic rights," Yeltsin wrote, "marks, among other things, the victory of terrorists.
Not only did the company report high profits and a massive credit line in its last financial statement, notes Matthew Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, "there is no indication that Philip Morris is curtailing its multi-billion dollar annual expenditures on marketing and promotion of its products, including the products that were the subject of this case, nor is it curtailing its dividend payments to shareholders.
But curtailing helicopters and phasing out noisy jets would result in enormous economic losses to the San Fernando Valley, experts say, while potentially infringing on the news-gathering rights of the local TV and radio stations.
Somehow, we have to be vigilant with our own children, without curtailing their freedom altogether.
While the reason for curtailing Hollywood-dubbed releases is being stated as "corrupting Indian tastes," the real reason seems to be to curtail the bookings of U.
It is true that under international pressure Russia adopted "shock therapy" policies: freeing prices, privatizing some industry, and curtailing inflation.
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.
Thus, the private sector, with the virtues of the market-driven approach, will bear principal responsibility for curtailing unnecessary utilization and improved quality of care.
Proponents of cadmium say environmentalists' pictures of cancer-causing clouds spewing from incinerator smokestacks and toxic waste leaching from landfills into groundwater is an unreal scenario, designed to frighten the industry into curtailing its use of cadmium.
GridPoint products will enable utilities to meet the rising demand for power while lowering costs and curtailing the need to build new power plants, providing significant economic and environmental benefits.