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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"

Wiktionary

  1. crack down(Verb)

    To enforce more stringently or more thoroughly.

Freebase

  1. Crack Down

    Crack Down is a run and gun arcade game originally released by Sega in 1989, and ported to the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis in 1990. It was also ported and released to a number of home computer platforms by U.S. Gold. The Mega Drive version of Crack Down was re-released on the Wii Virtual Console in Japan on August 7, 2007 and in PAL regions on September 7, 2007.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crack down in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crack down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Wang Yi:

    As neighbors China and Nepal have common security needs ... we need to work together to crack down on illegal border crossings and transnational crimes.

  2. Vince Warren:

    We are in a crisis situation and we are here to ensure police let people voice their anger and frustration and don't crack down on protesters as hooligans.

  3. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang:

    We must fight it with all our might, we must strictly enforce environmental laws and regulations; crack down on those guilty of creating illegal emissions and ensure they pay a heavy price for such offences; and hold those who allow illegal emissions to account, punishing them accordingly.

  4. Hua Jingfeng:

    Some foreign countries see our nation as an enormous market, and we have investigated a series of cases, a fair number of neighbouring countries have casinos, and they have set up offices in China to attract and drum up interest from Chinese citizens to go abroad and gamble. This will also be an area that we will crack down on.

  5. Dan Gross:

    We believe that on a few very specific fronts they can do more to crack down on bad-apple gun dealers, the very small percentage of gun dealers who sell almost every crime gun in the U.S., the ATF has the power to crack down on them and pull their licenses if they are responsible for business practices that wind up causing gun crime and Gun Violence.

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