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Curtailment

The act or process of reducing a company's operations in order to bring stability to the company. Curtailment usually occurs when the company has been experiencing unsustainable growth that it is unable to manage effectively. Tactics of curtailment include spinning off subsidiaries, laying off staff, and generally focusing the company's operations on the best products that it is able to create effectively. Curtailment is intended to improve efficiency and increase profits.
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"In the interest of safety and security of the tourists and Amarnath Yatris, it is advised that they may curtail their stay in the valley immediately and take necessary measures to return as soon as possible," the advisory emphasised.
Among the documents sought by the Democratic lawmakers are memos written by former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who implemented policies that critics say sharply curtailed the ability of Justice Department civil rights attorneys to curb police brutality.
The usual argument is that wasteful expenditure such as subsidies needs to be curtailed. Public sector enterprises (PSEs) come under attack.
He expressed great concern over the sharp rise in world crude oil prices, which causes inflation rates to soar and curtails the capacity for expansion of emerging economies.
Mathare MP Anthony Oluoch questioned the constitutionality of the motion moved by Ruiru MP Simon King'ara, saying it would curtail the rights of Kenyans.
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" When President's Rule was in Delhi, a notification was issued by the MHA which seeks to curtail the powers of the Delhi ACB.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A total amount of $35.6 billion flew out of Turkey illicitly in the past ten years, according to the latest report by a Washington-based advocacy organization which aims to curtail global illicit financial flows
If you are going to tell people not to go in for challenges that's when you curtail them, which I don't want to do.
Police crackdown in the past has been effective to curtail the menace to some extent but recent incidents have shown that these "enterprising" agents and shady dealers are back in business.