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Noun: curfew  'kur,fyoo
  1. The time that the curfew signal is sounded
     
  2. A signal (usually a bell) announcing the start of curfew restrictions
     
  3. (law) an order that after a specific time certain activities (as being outside on the streets) are prohibited

Derived forms: curfews

Type of: deadline, decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript, sign, signal, signaling [US], signalling

Encyclopedia: Curfew