Definitions for clamp down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clamp down, crack down(verb)

    repress or suppress (something regarded as undesirable)

    "The police clamped down on illegal drugs"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. clamp down(verb)æmp

    to make a big effort to stop

    to clamp down on student misbehavior; a security clampdown


Translations for clamp down

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

clamp down

to check or control strictly.

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