Clamp down - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈklæmp ˈdaʊn|
Brit.  |klæmp daʊn|

verb

- repress or suppress (something regarded as undesirable)

Examples

The government has promised to clamp down on criminal activity.

We must clamp down now, before it's too late to stop the trouble.

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