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Definition of curb verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    curb somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they curb
    he / she / it curbs
    past simple curbed
    -ing form curbing
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  1. 1  to control or limit something, especially something bad synonym check
  2. 2 He needs to learn to curb his temper. A range of policies have been introduced aimed at curbing inflation.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: curb

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