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curb

verb [T] uk   /kɜːb/ us    /kɝːb/
C2 to control or limit something that is not wanted: The government should act to curb tax evasion.
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curb

noun [C] uk   /kɜːb/ us    /kɝːb/

curb noun [C] (CONTROL)

a limit on something that is not wanted: You must try to put a curb on your bad temper/spending habits.

curb noun [C] (EDGE)

US spelling of kerb
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