dragnet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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dragnetnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdræɡ.net/
a ​series of ​actions taken by the ​police that are ​intended to ​catchcriminals: The ​police have ​widenedtheir dragnet in ​theirsearch for the ​killer. a ​heavynet that is ​pulled along the ​bottom of a ​river or ​area of ​water when ​searching for something
(Definition of dragnet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dragnet”
in Chinese (Simplified) 撒网行动,抓捕方案, 拖网,拉网…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撒網行動,抓捕方案, 拖網,拉網…
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