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Pronunciation:  kurt'eylmunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the reduction of expenditures in order to become financial stable
  2. [n]  the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation; "a suppression of the newspaper"
  3. [n]  the temporal property of being cut short

CURTAILMENT is a 11 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: downsizing, retrenchment, suppression
 See Also: economy, restraint, saving, shortness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cur*tail"ment\ (k?r-t?l"ment), n.
The act or result of curtailing or cutting off. --Bancroft.

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