how to pronounce curtail

kɚtɛɪl

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meanings of curtail

verb:

  1. To limit or restrict, keep in check.
  2. To cut short the tail of an animal.
  3. To shorten or abridge the duration of something; to truncate.

noun:

  1. A scroll termination, as of a step, etc.

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