There are 2 translations of curb in Spanish:

curb1

Pronunciation: /kɜːrb; kɜːb/

n

  • 1 (restraint) curb (on sth) freno (m)(a algo) to put a curb on sth poner* freno or coto a algo to keep a curb on sth dominar or refrenar algo
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    • There should also be strict curbs on extravaganzas using power.
    • On Dec. 14, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board proposed stricter curbs on audit firms selling tax services to their clients.
    • Although some of his reforms were laudable, they were combined with strict curbs on the powers of the parliaments, convincing many that the hour of despotism had struck.
  • 2 (on bridle) barbada (f) (before n) curb bit freno (m)
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    • Too often I see people with track horses, who they are afraid of, sticking a big curb bit in their mouth.
    • The curb bit promises collection - contained energy, not free forward movement - and hence submission to the will of the rider.
    • The soldiers ride bays or chestnuts and use United States Army regulation saddles, saddlecloths, halters, bridles, and curb bits.

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There are 2 translations of curb in Spanish:

curb2

vt

  • 1 (control) [anger/excitement] dominar, refrenar; [spending/prices/imports] poner* freno a, frenar curb your dog (AmE) controle a su perro
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    • Worries over job security will curb consumer spending.
    • In short, critics say, it could mean a return to the undisciplined days of a decade ago, before many governments had to curb runaway spending to qualify for the euro.
    • When she's not curbing her enthusiasm, where does she hang her hat?
  • 2 [horse] ponerle* la barbada a
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    • The educational authorities have moved swiftly to curb this bucking bronco, whose 100 percent pass rates were the wonder of the land.
    • It didn't help that his holographic partner, a die-hard environmentalist, kept urging him to clean up after the mess; curbing a horse is not easy to do.
    • The raw energy, just curbed by their athletic riders, of the Parthenon horses comes to us straight from the ice age, from the dawn of humanity.

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Word of the day cerviz
f
nape of the neck …