But it is also time to curtail the demand for ivory in Asia.
Take violence away, continue efforts to curtail the savagery, and the game will be nothing, regardless of age or skill.
EnerNOC in turn pays users—which it calls “assets”—to curtail power usage during peak-demand events such as a heat wave.
Democrats are trying to curtail the parliamentary ploy, but there are plenty of reasons for liberals to love it.
With the World Cup fast approaching, Brazil is attempting to curtail its controversial soccer fan clubs.
I would not curtail one of their infant joys, nor cut off one of their young pleasures.
We have lost five days here, and I shall be compelled to curtail my journey.
General Brussilov here interrupted me, and asked me to curtail my Report, as the Conference would otherwise be too protracted.
I would not wish for a moment to curtail the holy rights of wimmen.
It is not going to curtail his exercise of shooting for sport because the police make a check of his background.
late 15c., from Middle French courtault "made short," from court "short" (Old French cort, from Latin curtus; see curt) + -ault pejorative suffix of Germanic origin. Originally curtal; used of horses with docked tails, which probably influenced the spelling. Related: Curtailed; curtailing.