strict | dusk-to-dawn, night, night-time, 24-hour, 7 p.m., etc.
VERB + CURFEW
declare, impose, order, place sth under
A five-day curfew was declared by the government. The whole area has been placed under curfew.
The strict curfew has now been lifted.
| break, defy
Protesters defied the curfew and took to the streets.
CURFEW + VERB
be in force
A dusk-to-dawn curfew was in force.
The city is still under curfew.
| ~ on
Many people are in favour of a curfew on young people.
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