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1curtain/ˈkɚtn̩/noun
pluralcurtains
1curtain
/ˈkɚtn̩/
noun
pluralcurtains
Learner's definition of CURTAIN  
[count] : a piece of cloth that hangs down from above a window and can be used to cover the window
— see picture at window
[count] : a piece of cloth or other material that is hung to protect or hide something
— see also iron curtain
[count] : a very large piece of cloth that hangs at the front of a stage and that is raised when a performance begins and lowered when a performance ends— often used figuratively
— see picture at theater
   b [singular] : the time when a curtain is raised or lowered at the beginning or end of a performance
[count] : something that covers or hides something else— usually + of

be curtains for

informal
: to be the end, failure, or death of (someone or something)
2curtain/ˈkɚtn̩d/verb
curtainscurtainedcurtaining
2curtain
/ˈkɚtn̩d/
verb
curtainscurtainedcurtaining
Learner's definition of CURTAIN  

curtain off

[phrasal verb]
curtain (something) off or curtain off (something) 
: to separate or cover (something) by using a curtain
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