Translation of curtail in Spanish:

curtail

abreviar, v.

Pronunciation /kəːˈteɪl//kərˈteɪl/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (cut short)
    abreviar
    acortar
    • Marriage, for example, is a commitment to a particular other person that curtails freedom of choice in sexual and even emotional partners.
    • It curbs and curtails the natural development of players and stunts the learning process of the finer arts of the game.
    • Here the doctor is faced with the choice of curtailing the consultation or of reducing the time available for the next patient.
    • In short, Mosley wants to curtail the scope and cost of development.
    • He added any new action would be limited to curtailing extracurricular services and the resumption of a full strike would only be considered as a last resort.
    • Capitalism also sharply curtails the liberty of many more people who feel that their choices are limited by fear that their resources will be catastrophically limited unless they make significant sacrifices to their employers.
    • If you don't have to go through this injection every day, there are so many things that you - and I don't complain about, but I mean it curtails a lot of activities in your life. Look, if that could all be prevented, who cares?
    • The result is a dramatic decrease in the money supply, dramatically curtailing growth.
    • Play is now restricted or curtailed with the par reduced and handicaps proportionately trimmed.
    • The promise of a fine indoor season had been curtailed during a training break in Florida.
    • He said it had been proven many times that curtailing nightclub opening times did not reduce public order offences.
    • But what they end up with, after all the reserve they impose (and which curtails their creative impetus) is merely anecdotal.
    • However, you can significantly reduce the amount of duty you pay by curtailing your urge to trade.
    • I do all the time, but of course I don't limit or otherwise curtail this self-indulgence.
    • I think it is a pity that they did not get an opportunity to curtail the hours and restrict the use of the main auditorium.
    • Her visit was abruptly curtailed when news was received about the death of her father, King George VI.
    • ‘So if vaccination curtails the outbreak sooner than the slaughter-only policy, the disease-free status would be regained more quickly than if vaccination is not used,’ the letter states.
    • One is that the restrictions of movement in rural areas could curtail normal campaigning.
    • The law curtails the extent of the copyright monopoly.
    • The ban on AG was imposed, using the Political Parties Act that severely curtails the democratic rights of free association and free speech.
  • 2

    (restrict) restringir
    (reduce) reducir