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  • adjective Subject to a curfew


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  • As part of that, she will be required to undertake various community punishments or rehab programmes, e.g. she may have been curfewed or have to do unpaid work etc.

    A Sign Of The Times. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG Inspector Gadget 2009

  • If a person presents with a good address a promise not to contact and a willingness to be curfewed then few would argue that there is no other option; especially if the CPS argument is simply that ‘he might commit further offences’.

    Couldn’t Prosecute Satan « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG Inspector Gadget 2008

  • We have a Warhol situation for the moment where everyone with a computer can be a thinker and a sage – not the greatest situation but the alternative – a primitive existence, pledging allegiance to some lord while we work the land or remain in our boxes, curfewed at night and fed soma, where advancement is by toeing the party line but worst of all:

    [great work of ages] proceeds apace 2009

  • We were sort of curfewed in a midtown Holiday Inn watching a strange trio play music and people dance to it.

    Donald Liebenson: New Documentary Looks on the Bright Side of Neil Innes 2008

  • Paul Staines aka Guido Fawkes aka Mr GuF has predictably enough bigged up the Charity Commission decision on the Smith Institute, during the process of which they threatened this bankrupt, persistent drink criminal, uninsured driver, curfewed tagster, and all-round bad-faith merchant with jail.

    Tear Staines: GuF's Campaign Comes To Nought 2008

  • The first one is Haiti…please, Steve, check how many times both of these countries have been attacked, occupied, destabilized, curfewed, sanctioned and couped by US.

    Think Progress » POLL: Bush Disapproval Rating At 61 Percent, An All-Time High 2006

  • GOLDENFLAME: Listen, you know, as far as I'm concerned, when I was on parole, I curfewed myself every Halloween.

    CNN Transcript Oct 27, 2005 2005

  • Despite years and decades of being occupied, exiled, ostracized, subjugated, disenfranchized, curfewed, penned in and surrounded by a wall...; after all this and more the Palestinian people have just held what is universally acknowledged to be the most free and fair - and genuine - democratic election in the modern Arab world.

    Dove's Eye View: 2005

  • What in God's name is a perfumed gull (or did he sing "curfewed gal")?

    Live 1964 2004

  • In fact, we found more than 99 percent of the curfew citations involved young people who were simply doing routine things like coming out of restaurants or playing basketball so that the population that gets curfewed is not the population that's committing crime.

    NPR Topics: News 2011


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