Curtail and Minimize


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Curtail verb – To make less in extent or duration.
Minimize is a synonym for curtail. In some cases you can use "Minimize" instead a verb "Curtail".
Nearby Words: curtailment, curtailing
Synonyms for Curtail


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Minimize verb – To express scornfully one's low opinion of.
Curtail is a synonym for minimize in reduce topic. You can use "Curtail" instead a verb "Minimize", if it concerns topics such as keep down, underrate.
Nearby Words: minimise, minimum, minimal, minimization, minimizing
Synonyms for Minimize

Common collocations

use curtail use minimize use
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