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noun [countable/uncountable] curfew pronunciation in British English /ˈkɜː(r)fjuː/
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  1. 1
    a law that does not allow people to go outside between a particular time in the evening and a particular time in the morning
    1. a.
      the period of time during which people must not go outside according to a curfew law
  2. 2
    mainly American the time by which someone, especially a child, must be home in the evening

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