curtailment

[ ker-teyl-muhnt ]
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noun
  1. the act of cutting something short or cutting it back; reduction: Constant curtailment of postal service has inconvenienced every citizen.

Origin of curtailment

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Other words from curtailment

  • non·cur·tail·ment, noun

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