clampdown

noun

  • General legal English
  • Criminal Law
  • Labour Law
  • Civil Rights Law

Definitions of clampdown

  • deliberate and determined action taken by someone in authority to stop or limit a particular activity, especially when people are doing something bad or illegal

    More than 130 drivers in an area of Nottingham have been caught breaking the law in a clampdown by police.

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