Curtail

глагол сокращать, укорачивать; урезывать, уменьшать Синоним(ы): abridge, diminish, reduce

Большой англо-русский словарь

Curtail

архитектура завиток

Англо-русский политехнический словарь

Curtail

transitive verb Etymology: by folk etymology from earlier curtal to dock an animal's tail, from curtal, noun, animal with a docked tail, from Middle French courtault — more at curtal to make less by or as if by cutting off or away some part
Example: curtail the power of the executive branch
Example: curtail inflation Synonyms: see shortencurtailer noun

Энциклопедический словарь Мерриама-Вебстера