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Definition of "curtailing" [curtailing]

  • Present participle of curtail. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "curtailing" in a sentence
  • "Still, if there are any Republicans out there who are both interested in curtailing domestic discretionary spending and in bipartisan cooperation, it might be smart to try to take this up and make the White House try to live up to its own promises of bipartisanship as well as its budget commitments."
  • "Russia has joined China and Guatemala in curtailing adoptions by Americans."
  • "Many Egyptians held their noses as the SCAF refused to cancel the hated Emergency Law, which authorizes indefinite detention without charge and trials without appeals, in the name of curtailing lawlessness and violence."