[ UK /kˈɜːb/ ]
[ US /ˈkɝb/ ]
  1. a stock exchange in New York
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How To Use Curb In A Sentence

  • Alfred Nobel invented dynamite, a product in which the explosion-prone nitroglycerin is curbed by being absorbed in kieselguhr, a porous soil rich in shells of diatoms. Physiology or Medicine for 1998 - Press Release
  • Inflation needs to be curbed in Russia.
  • The Mullahs remained a dominant influence until the twentieth century when the Pahlavis attempted to curb them.
  • I have also tried a number of our strongest tranquilizing drugs, but nothing seems to curb his anger.
  • He is a conservative Republican who backs a flat tax, pushes for regulatory relief, and favors curbs on immigration.
  • Last month a local law to curb anti-social behaviour was passed. The Sun
  • About £3 billion went on reducing pollution caused by all kinds of waste and £2.4 billion on curbing air pollution.
  • You know the drill: cut the grass; bag the clippings; haul them to the curb for pickup.
  • A curb on foreign libel claimants using English courts in the hope of big payouts is also being considered. Times, Sunday Times
  • The book devotes 30 pages to cucurbits, from giant pumpkins through marrows, zucchinis and cucumbers to back-scratching loofahs.
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