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Noun
A concrete margin along the edge of a road
“The red cabriolet with the top down was blocking a large truck that happened to be parked by the curb just behind him.”
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A check or restraint on something
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“To improve economic performance and put a curb on inflation, we must reduce the non-productive use of resources.”
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A hindrance or obstruction in doing something
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A checking or restraining element
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The area on either side of a road
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An encroachment on a right, a person, a territory, or a property
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Something that forms, defines or marks the edge
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Piece protecting part of a vehicle
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The act of curtailing
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A piece of cloth put in or over a person's mouth to prevent them from speaking
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A continuous vertical brick or stone structure that encloses or divides an area of land
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To restrain or keep in check
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“His parents decided that if Jay couldn't curb his spending, then he would have to start earning his own money.”
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To gain mastery or control over something or someone
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“With the help of Jolene, Beth was finally able to curb her addiction to alcohol.”
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To cause to fail
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To impede the work or ability of, especially intending to cause failure
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To regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
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To punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc)
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To decrease in amount or degree
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To stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion)
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To try to prevent by action or argument
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State that one refuses to admit the truth or existence of
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To make use of
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To distribute or apportion by (or as if by) lot
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