curtailment / kərˈteɪl mənt /


curtailment 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. the act of cutting something short or cutting it back; reduction: Constant curtailment of postal service has inconvenienced every citizen.

curtailment 近义词

n. 名词 noun


curtailment 的近义词 4
curtailment 的反义词 2


  1. The PUC chair’s diary for the days before the outage shows her schedule dominated by concerns over gas curtailments and the impact they would have on electricity generation.
  2. Walker also spoke with regulators, politicians, and utilities dozens of times about the gas curtailments that threatened the state’s electrical grid.
  3. A curtailment of credit resulting from such problems has caused serious head winds to recoveries in the past and may be a serious problem going forward.
  4. “More respondents reported curtailment in both overall and essential spending during the past one year,” the survey report said.
  5. It also led to the curtailment of community-based activities, such as community health volunteers referring women for services.
  6. The mayor-elect turned serious when asked how the appointment jibed with his call for the curtailment of stop-and-frisk.
  7. Osama bin Laden may be dead but the extraordinary government powers and curtailment of civil liberties enacted after 9/11 remain.
  8. A big man, who wishes to do you honour formally, would consent to no such curtailment.
  9. Anything resembling cant or the curtailment of mental liberty roused only his resentment and irony.
  10. I think most weeds that get a late start show this curtailment of stalk, and this solicitude to reproduce themselves.
  11. We further recommend curtailment of vessel operator discretion in pursuing, or approaching, whales.
  12. The preceding considerations hold good not alone of increased facilities, but of their curtailment as well.