Crack down - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkræk ˈdaʊn|
Brit.  |kræk daʊn|

verb

- repress or suppress (something regarded as undesirable)

Examples

The government has promised to crack down on criminal activity.

Police have launched a campaign to crack down on drug dealers.

Malaysian police crack down hard on drug smugglers

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