crack down Definition in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Definition of “crack down” - Learner’s Dictionary

crack down

phrasal verb with crack
/kræk/ verb
to start dealing with bad or illegal behaviour in a more severe way: Police are cracking down on crime in the area.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
Translations of “crack down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 制裁, 處罰, 打擊…
in Russian принимать суровые меры…
in Turkish sıkı önlemler almak, bastırmak, sindirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 制裁, 处罚, 打击…
in Polish wydawać lub wypowiadać walkę…
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