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Definition of curb noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1the edge of the raised path at the side of a road, usually made of long pieces of stone The bus mounted the curb (= went onto the sidewalk ) and hit a tree.
  2. 2curb (on something) something that controls and puts limits on something curbs on government spending
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: curb

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