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  1. curtail

    • IPA[kərˈtāl]

    美式

    • v.
      reduce in extent or quantity; impose a restriction on;deprive someone of (something)
    • verb: curtail, 3rd person present: curtails, gerund or present participle: curtailing, past tense: curtailed, past participle: curtailed

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. reduce in extent or quantity; impose a restriction on civil liberties were further curtailed
    • deprive someone of (something) I that am curtailed of this fair proportion
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    • IPA[kəːˈteɪl]

    英式

    • v.
      reduce in extent or quantity; impose a restriction on: civil liberties were further curtailed

    Oxford Dictionary