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Russian translation of “curtail”

curtail

verb [T]     /kɜːˈteɪl/ formal
to reduce, limit, or stop something
сокращать, ограничивать
to curtail spendingBecoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strongLimiting and restrictingPreventing and impedingCausing something to endComing to an end
curtailment noun [U]
сокращение
(Definition of curtail verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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