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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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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.
There are, of course, strong vested interests in curtailing any type of discussion.
The scientists compared that scenario with the potential protection conferred by policies aimed at, for example, expanding and more vigorously guarding protected areas, curtailing road construction, or requiring landowners to set aside private forest reserves.
But they don't seem to see the irony of fighting on behalf of liberty in Afghanistan and Iraq white curtailing precious liberties here at home.
A group of 14 religious leaders has called for a comprehensive treaty curtailing the global arms trade.
But systems integration at the time was a growth industry that required new people, training and incentives -- the very things the parent was curtailing.
The Turkish perspective is almost the same, and it is what the current curtailing attempt aims for.
The ministers were given a grand welcome by curtailing salaries of 27 teachers in which secondary teachers had to bear Rs.
As some have already learned, strategically curtailing or managing energy consumption in line with market volatility can translate into significant revenues.
Responding to a question on how curtailing is it to be a woman politician in an Islamic country, she said: "I must confess I have not found it to be curtailing at all.
While Philip Morris is claiming that it is unable to both post bond and make its settlement payments, there is no indication that the company is curtailing its multi-billion dollar annual expenditures to market and promote its products, including the products that were the subject of this case.