Meaning of “curfew” in the English Dictionary

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"curfew" in British English

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curfewnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈkɜː.fjuː/ us /ˈkɝː.fjuː/

(Definition of “curfew” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"curfew" in American English

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curfewnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɜr·fju/

a rule that some or all people must stay off the streets during particular hours, used esp. to maintain peace during a period of violence:

to impose/lift a curfew

(Definition of “curfew” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)