Definition and Meanings for curtailing
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Part of Speech of curtailing
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun
Etymology of curtailing
Meaning of curtailing
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to cut off the end or tail, or any part, of; to shorten; to abridge; to diminish; to reduce.
- the scroll termination of any architectural member, as of a step, etc.