Definition of 'curfew'
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Will they be in by curfew time? Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was also given a suspended jail sentence and night curfew. The Sun (2015)The next day the curfew crumbled and we ventured on to the streets. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But civil liberties campaigners last night insisted the curfew was a step too far. The Sun (2013)He is free to come and go during the day but has to observe a curfew at night. The Sun (2010)The crowd begins slowly to disperse under the impatient eyes of police officers imposing a city curfew and people reluctantly shuffle home. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They were given night-time curfews and will face court again next month. The Sun (2012)The biggest issue isn't who washes up or curfew times. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Military personnel were already under a night-time curfew. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So far this time, no curfews or media restrictions have been imposed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)All are supposed to be under a strict night-time curfew. The Sun (2009)The Liverpool star admits his mother used to give him curfews at night. The Sun (2014)The Asbo puts him under a night curfew. The Sun (2007)He was yesterday handed a 12-week night curfew. The Sun (2014)KR stars were under curfew at the time. The Sun (2011)Martial law and curfew imposed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The night-time curfew has been relaxed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Cops were already upset after the court removed an electronic tag this month - despite him breaching a curfew nine days in a row. The Sun (2010)We wrote down what we would and wouldn't do, and set a curfew. Christianity Today (2000)Further afield, modern quieter aeroplanes and the potential to extend the night-time curfew should offset the increased traffic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was electronically tagged, but breached his curfew FOUR times. The Sun (2013)Insurers want ministers to impose a night-time curfew on young drivers, as well as restrictions on the number of young passengers they can carry. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'curfew'
British English: curfew /ˈkɜːfjuː/ NOUN
A curfew is a law stating that people must stay inside their houses after a particular time at night.
The village was placed under curfew.
- American English: curfew
- Arabic: حَظْرُ التَّجَوُّل
- Brazilian Portuguese: horário de recolher
- Chinese: 宵禁
- Croatian: redarstveni sat
- Czech: zákaz vycházení
- Danish: spærretid
- Dutch: avondklok
- European Spanish: toque de queda
- Finnish: ulkonaliikkumiskielto
- French: couvre-feu
- German: Ausgangssperre
- Greek: απαγόρευση κυκλοφορίας
- Italian: coprifuoco
- Japanese: 夜間外出禁止令
- Korean: 통행 금지
- Norwegian: portforbud
- Polish: godzina policyjna
- European Portuguese: recolher obrigatório
- Romanian: interdicția de a părăsi locuințele pe timp de noapte
- Russian: комендантский час
- Spanish: toque de queda
- Swedish: utegångsförbud
- Thai: การห้ามออกนอกบ้านยามวิกาล
- Turkish: karartma
- Ukrainian: комендантська година
- Vietnamese: lệnh giới nghiêm
Definition of curfew from the Collins English Dictionary
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