Translation of "curtail" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /kəˈteɪl/ US  /kɚ-/

to stop something before it is finished, or to reduce or limit something

to curtail your holiday/spending 縮短假期/縮減開支
The last government severely curtailed trade union rights. 上屆政府嚴格限制工會權利。
curtailment uk us /kəˈteɪl.mənt/ US  /kɚ-/ noun [ C or U ]

(Translation of “curtail” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)