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Translation of "curtail" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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
(Definition of curtail from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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