HyperDic: curtailment

English > 3 senses of the word curtailment:
NOUNattributecurtailmentthe temporal property of being cut short
actcurtailment, suppressionthe act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation
actcurtailment, retrenchment, downsizingthe reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable
curtailment > pronunciation
Soundskertey'lmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > curtailment: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe temporal property of being cut short.
BroadershortnessThe property of being of short temporal extent
Spanishabreviación, acortamiento
Verbscurtailterminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end / end or its full extent
English > curtailment: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation.
Synonymsuppression
BroaderrestraintThe act of controlling by restraining someone or something
Spanishsupresión
Catalansupressió
English > curtailment: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable.
Synonymsretrenchment, downsizing
Broadereconomy, savingAn act of economizing
Spanishahorro, racionalización de gastos, reducción, restricción
Catalanreducció

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