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curtail

ker tayl

  • v  place restrictions on
    curtail drinking in school
  • v  terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent
    Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries

  • The curfew imposed in the city curtailed the move of all vehicles from dawn to dusk.
  • The new budget proposes to curtail expenditures in traditional Health-care and social security programs.
  • The quick action by the government helped to curtail the spread of the riots and the leaders in the government came out from the crisis unscathed.
News & Articles

  • Wisconsin GOP looking to curtail mine protests, considering shutting down access to site
    MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republicans are looking to curtail public access to an iron mine site in far northwestern Wisconsin in hopes of stopping protesters from interfering with the project.
    June 18, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
  • Republicans look to curtail mine protests
    Wisconsin Republicans are looking to curtail public access to an iron mine site in far northwestern Wisconsin in hopes of stopping protesters from interfering with the project. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Rep. Mark Honadel is trying to persuade Republican leaders to make changes in the state budget limiting access. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, a Burlington Republican, told reporters ...
    June 18, 2013 - WISC-TV Madison
  • Wis. Republicans looking to curtail mine protests
    Wisconsin Republicans are looking to curtail public access to an iron mine site in far northwestern Wisconsin in hopes of stopping protesters from interfering with the project.
    June 18, 2013 - WKBT La Crosse
Quotes

  • Steven Chu in San Francisco Chronicle
    As global energy demand grows over this century, there is an urgent need to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and imported oil and curtail greenhouse gas emissions,Secretary of Energy Steven Chu said in a statement. "Meeting this...
  • Paul McCartney in CBS News
    I think it's very surprising that most major environmental organizations are leaving the option of going vegetarian off their lists of top ways to curtail global warming,McCartney said in an interview with PETA.
  • Robert Gates in FOXNews
    We will have to begin planning to curtail defense operations,Gates said. "Such planning is disruptive, can be costly and especially in a time of war, and I ask your help in avoiding this action."

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