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English definition of “curb”

curb

noun [C]     /kɜːb/
LIMIT something that limits or controls something: They are proposing a curb on tobacco advertising .Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
ROAD US spelling of kerb (= the edge of the raised path at the side of the road ) Road surfaces and features
(Definition of curb noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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