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curtail

verb [T]
 
 
/kəˈteɪl/ US  /kɚ-/
to stop something before it is finished, or to reduce or limit something
制止;减少;缩减;限制
to curtail your holiday/spending
缩短假期/缩减开支
The last government severely curtailed trade union rights.
上届政府严格限制工会权利。
Cancelling and interruptingLimiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
curtailment
 
 
/kəˈteɪl.mənt/ US  /kɚ-/ noun [C or U]
Cancelling and interruptingLimiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
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