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English definition of “tighten the net”

tighten the net

(especially of the police) to become closer to catching someone, especially a criminal: The police are tightening the net around the smugglers.Arresting and chargingRelating to detection and solving crimes
(Definition of tighten the net from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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