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Curtail 1100 Words You Need Week 13 Day 4

Published on January 25th, 2020 | Last updated on January 28th, 2020 by | Category: 1100 Words You Need to Know Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Curtail 1100 Words You Need Week 13 Day 4 | 203 Views | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Curtail 1100 Words You Need

Curtail 1100 Words You Need

/kəˈteɪl/ (verb)

to reduce the size, length, duration or volume of something, cut short, lessen, truncate, restrict, limit, restrain, cut back, hold back, rein in, inhibit, shorten, decrease, trim:

Two United Nations human rights experts today urged the Hungarian government to withdraw their recently proposed Bill on the Transparency of Organizations Financed from Abroad. The Bill, if adopted into law, would severely curtail the rights to freedom of expression and freedom of peaceful assembly and association in Hungary.

Source: https://www.ohchr.org/

A group of prominent U.S. senators introduced legislation Thursday that would dramatically curtail the use of solitary confinement inside U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers.

Source: https://theintercept.com/

In a region that has witnessed growing attempts to curtail freedom of expression, films have become a means to raise issues in a different way, film historian Magda Wassef said.

Source: http://www.rfi.fr

Antonym: extend, expand, increase, lengthen

Noun: curtailment

French: réduire

Farsi: کوتاه کردن

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