Definition of crackdown
: an act or instance of cracking down
Examples of crackdown in a sentence
Companies that pollute are the target of a new crackdown.
First Known Use of crackdown
CRACKDOWN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crackdown for English Language Learners
: a serious attempt to punish people for doing something that is not allowed : an increased effort to enforce a law or rule
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