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clamp
British English: /klamp/
American English: /klæmp/

Translation of clamp in German:

noun

transitive verb

  • 2clamp a vehicle
    eine Parkkralle an ein Fahrzeug anbringen

intransitive verb

  • [figurative]clamp down on somebody/something
    gegen jemanden/etwas rigoros vorgehen
    clamp down on expenses
    die Ausgaben radikal drosseln

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