Definition of crackdown in English:
noun[usually in singular]
Severe measures to restrict or discourage undesirable or illegal people or behavior: a crackdown on crime and corruption
More example sentences
- Walsh said that the rise could be attributed in part to a Garda crackdown on juvenile antisocial behaviour.
- Police are hailing raids as part of a national crackdown on illegal drugs a success.
- Police have issued their first fines as part of a crackdown on illegal parking in Accrington.
Words that rhyme with crackdownclampdown • Ashdown
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