curtailment

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EtymologyEdit

curtail +‎ -ment

NounEdit

curtailment (plural curtailments)

  1. The act of curtailing.
    • 1961 November, “Talking of Trains: Drastic cuts in Scotland?”, in Trains Illustrated, page 644:
      Curtailment was said to be imminent of services on the ex-Caledonian Glasgow-Carlisle main line via Carstairs, also between Glasgow and Lanark and on other ex-C.R. lines in the Glasgow area.

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