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curtailment

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Noun
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cur=tail=ment

CIDE DICTIONARY

curtailmentn. 
     The act or result of curtailing or cutting off.  Bancroft.  [1913 Webster]

THESAURUS

curtailment

abbreviation, abridgment, abstract, apocope, arrest, arrestation, astriction, astringency, attrition, bereavement, bottleneck, cervix, check, cheeseparing, circumscription, coarctation, compactedness, compaction, compression, compressure, concentration, condensation, consolidation, conspectus, constraint, constriction, constringency, contraction, contracture, control, cooling, cooling down, cooling off, curb, cut, cutback, cutting, deceleration, decrease, decrement, depletion, depreciation, deprivation, deprivement, derogation, detraction, diminuendo, diminution, dip, disburdening, disburdenment, disentitlement, disparagement, divestment, economization, economizing, elision, ellipsis, epitome, extraction, foreshortening, hindrance, hourglass, hourglass figure, impairment, inhibition, injunction, interdict, isthmus, knitting, legal restraint, lessening, low growth rate, monopoly, narrow place, narrowing, neck, precis, privation, prohibition, protection, protectionism, protective tariff, puckering, pullback, pursing, rationing, recap, recapitulation, reduction, reduction of expenses, reduction of spending, rein, relieving, remission, restraint, restraint of trade, retardation, retraction, retrenchment, rollback, saving, scraping, scrimping, self-control, shortening, shrinkage, skimping, slowdown, slowing down, solidification, sparing, stranglement, strangulation, striction, stricture, summary, summation, syncope, synopsis, systole, tariff wall, telescoping, thought control, truncation, wasp waist, wrinkling

ROGET THESAURUS

curtailment

Subtraction

N nonaddition, subtraction, subtraction, subduction, deduction, retrenchment, removal, withdrawal, ablation, sublation, abstraction, garbling mutilation, detruncation, amputation, abscission, excision, recision, curtailment, minuend, subtrahend, decrease, abrasion, subtracted, subtractive, in deduction, less, short of, minus, without, except, except for, excepting, with the exception of, barring, save, exclusive of, save and except, with a reservation, not counting, if one doesn't count.

Shortness

N shortness, brevity, littleness, a span, shortening, abbreviation, abbreviature, abridgment, concision, retrenchment, curtailment, decurtation, reduction, epitome, elision, ellipsis, conciseness, abridger, epitomist, epitomizer, short, brief, curt, compendious, compact, stubby, scrimp, shorn, stubbed, stumpy, thickset, pug, chunky, decurtate, retrousse, stocky, squab, squabby, squat, dumpy, little, curtailed of its fair proportions, short by, oblate, concise, summary, shortly, in short.


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