the temporal property of being cut short
the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation;
"a suppression of the newspaper"
the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable
- In spite of economic despair, the Rulers never think in the curtailment of defense expenditure of the country.
- If economic recovery continues and today's curtailment of political freedoms proves transitory, Mr Putin could yet be hailed as Russia's saviour.