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curb

noun [C]  us   /kɜrb/

curb noun [C] (EDGE)

a raised edge along the side of a street, often forming part of a path for people to walk on: She stood on the curb and waited until the light turned green to cross the street.

curb

verb [T]  us   /kɜrb/

curb verb [T] (CONTROL)

to control the growth or expression of something: You’ve got to learn to curb your temper.
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