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    [E::C0S]v.削減(經費等);縮短(講話等);剝奪(特權、官銜等)=abbreviate 【記】curt=cut切,tail尾巴→縮短 【類】curtail:period[duration]=enervate:energy=abase:strength 縮短週期=削弱能量=降低力量 【反】prolong(vt.延長;拖延);protract(v.延長);elongate(v.拉長)

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