Curb

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Curb

  • (noun) a check or restraint on something. “plans to introduce tougher curbs on insider dealing”
  • (noun) a type of bit with a strap or chain attached which passes under a horse’s lower jaw, used as a check
  • (noun) a swelling on the back of a horse’s hock, caused by spraining a ligament.
  • (verb) restrain or keep in check. “she promised she would curb her temper”
  • (verb) restrain (a horse) by means of a curb.“both men were instinctively curbing their horses”
  • (verb) lead (a dog being walked) near the curb to urinate or defecate, in order to avoid soiling buildings, pavements, etc.

Curb meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • सांकल, नियंत्रण रखना, पटरी का किनारा लगान की कड़ी, निप्रह, नियंत्रण, फुटपाथ, अटकाव, कड़ी, दबाव, नियंत्रण, प्रतिबंध, प्रतिबन्ध, फुटपाथ, रुकावट, रोक, अधीन करना, अपने मन का बना लेना, लगान देना, नियंत्रण करना, नियंत्रण रखना, वश में रखना, नियंत्रण करना, रोकना

Curb origin

  • late 15th century (denoting a strap fastened to the bit): from Old French courber ‘bend, bow’, from Latin curvare

Curb in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • HIV prevention drug can curb the epidemic for high-risk groups in India
  • In India, alcohol consumption increased by 38%; this means adults in … to alcohol will help curb non-communicable diseases, says the report.
  • India to curb tea exports to Pak, Kolkata: Indian tea producers have said they are ready to curb exports to Pakistan as part of an economic offence in response to the Pulwama …
  • India can curb TB deaths by 28% of tuberculosis related deaths over the next 30 years by subsidising tests and supporting patients to …
  • India has decided to curb the import of “non-essential items” and take further measures to boost exports as New Delhi seeks to reduce its …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Curb

  • It was very difficult to CURB(control/restrain) myself after seeing those luscious CURVEs in her body. 😉

Curb pronunciation


Stifle

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stifle meaning in Hindi

Stifle Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation

Stifle

  • (verb) restrain (a reaction) or stop oneself acting on (an emotion); “she stifled a giggle”
  • (verb) prevent or constrain (an activity or idea); “high taxes were stifling private enterprise”
  • (verb) make (someone) unable to breathe properly; suffocate; “those in the streets were stifled by the fumes”
  • (noun) a joint in the legs of horses, dogs, and other animals, equivalent to the knee in humans.

Stifle (स्टाइफल) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • दबाना, दम घोंटना

Stifle Origin

  • late Middle English: perhaps from a frequentative of Old French estouffer ‘smother, stifle’.

Stifle in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • World Cup 2018 Qualifying: Syrians stifle Korea, Japan back on track.
  • Sedition Has Become an Easy Tool to Stifle Dissent: Aakar Patel.
  • Realty Law Has ‘Serious Anomalies’, Can Stifle Growth: DLF.
  • BoE says won’t stifle innovation as wrestles with fintech.
  • Is Jai Hind College trying to stifle the voices of Mumbai youths?

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of stifle

  • stifle = stif + rifle dekhkar chor bhi stifle ho jaayega

Stifle Pronunciation

Retaliate

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retaliate English Hindi meaning

Retaliate Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Retaliate [ri-tal-ee-eyt]

  • (verb) make an attack in return for a similar attack

Retaliate (रिटैलीएट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • पलट कर हमला करना, बदला देना,प्रतिकार करना

Retaliate Origin

  • early 17th century: from Latin retaliat- ‘returned in kind’, from the verb retaliare, from re- ‘back’ + talis ‘such’.

Retaliate in a sentence (usage in newspaper)

  • The good news is that depending on deterrence, meaning the ability to retaliate after a surprise attack, has thus far averted nuclear conflict.
  • The attack led the Army to retaliate with cross-border surgical strikes against camps of NSCN(K).
  • Shameful of me not to retaliate.
  • Warner may just be the one who gets pinned by someone in retaliation.
  • India would retaliate for the beheading of its jawans.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of retaliate

  • jab maine paise “re” – “tally” kiye, toh much 500 Rs. ke note kam mile, I just retaliated.

Retaliate Pronunciation

Yuvraj Singh retaliates in his own style