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curtailment


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Curtailment  \Cur*tail"ment\  (k?r-t?l"ment),  n. 
  The  act  or  result  of  curtailing  or  cutting  off  --Bancroft. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  curtailment 
  n  1:  the  temporal  property  of  being  cut  short 
  2:  the  act  of  suppressing  [syn:  {suppression}] 
  3:  the  reduction  of  expenditures  in  order  to  become  financial 
  stable  [syn:  {retrenchment},  {downsizing}] 




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