Definition of curtailment in English:
The action or fact of reducing or restricting something: the curtailment of human rights
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- Town councillors at Marlborough have expressed their opposition to any curtailment or reduction in ambulance services in the town.
- Customers are asked by Kerry County Council to please use water sparingly, to check for leaks or wastage in their supply systems, to avoid watering lawns, washing cars etc, and to expect curtailments on the supplies, particularly at night
- There are plenty of practical ideas, all curtailments of our liberty, which might indeed now need to be introduced - such as greater powers for the police to arrest suspects for questioning, deportations and possibly internment.
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