On heavy soils, however, the farmer cannot afford to curtail the time necessary for thorough cultivation of the land.
Please curtail the amount of sweets the children have before dinner.
Let's try to curtail the time we spend indoors and enjoy the summer season.
I need to curtail my grocery budget because I spent far too much last month.
We decided to curtail the event because people began to leave early.
Maio continued Roger's policy of excluding the nobles from the administration, and sought also to curtail the liberties of the towns.
The company had to curtail the large bonus checks they would give to employees during the holidays.
Could you please curtail the texting and driving while I am a passenger in your car?
If you want to lose weight, curtail the time you spend watching television and replace it with exercise.
In general, however, the tendency has been, under continental influence, to curtail its proportions.