What is another word for cutting short?

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Verb
Present participle for to stop earlier than intended
“He sat restlessly, wishing that they would cut short the meeting and move directly to the glorious selection of the steel-smelting prizes.”
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Present participle for to shorten in length, duration or extent
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“The most serious display of bias occurred when the trial court arbitrarily cut short the length of time in which defendants were allowed to present their case.”
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Present participle for to interrupt someone
“Mr. Eden's secretary decided to cut him short while he was criticizing Mussolini.”
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Present participle for to cause to come to an end
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Present participle for to slow the growth or progress of, or to keep under control
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(of an event, action, or process) Present participle for to come to an end or cease to occur
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Present participle for to stop operating
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Present participle for to cause disarray or disorganization in the order of
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The process of abbreviating something
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Noun
A halt or discontinuation in a process or activity
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