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Noun: crackdown  'krak,dawn
  1. Severely repressive actions
Verb: crack down  krak dawn
  1. Repress or suppress (something regarded as undesirable)
    "The police cracked down on illegal drugs";
    - clamp down

Derived forms: crackdowns, cracking down, cracked down, cracks down

Type of: bound, confine, crushing, limit, quelling, restrain, restrict, stifling, suppression, throttle, trammel

Encyclopedia: Crackdown

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