Use Curtail in a sentence
Meaning: [verb] to reduce or limit something;
The king’s power was however severely curtailed after the war.
Fearing widespread public unrest, the government has severely curtailed civil liberties.
During the war the musical life of Britain was drastically curtailed.
Budget deficits and public spending will be drastically curtailed leading to lower growth and higher unemployment.
This new arrangements issued in 1917 greatly curtailed the powers of the Governor.
I hope this injury will not seriously curtail his playing career.
The Government has passed legislation to seriously curtail access to handguns within the state.
That is a simple step that would significantly curtail the problem.
Had the financial help not been forthcoming, the 2005 festival would have been significantly curtailed.