clamp down on sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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clamp down on sth

phrasal verb with clamp uk   us   /klæmp/ verb
to take ​strongaction to ​stop or ​limit a ​harmful or ​unwantedactivity: The ​government is ​clamping down on ​teenagedrinking.
(Definition of clamp down on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clamp down on sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 取缔, 严禁, 强行限制…
in Chinese (Traditional) 取締, 嚴禁, 強行限制…
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