Examples of crackdown in a Sentence
Companies that pollute are the target of a new crackdown.
Recent Examples of crackdown from the Web
Yet, little has changed in the years since the city's last crackdown.
Beginning in August 2017, Myanmar’s military embarked on a brutal crackdown of the Rohingya, a people considered by the Buddhist-majority government to be foreigners living in the country illegally.
Last month, Hostess — maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and other brands — bought the bakery and its brands from Cloverhill’s Swiss parent company Aryzta for about $25 million after an immigration crackdown decimated Cloverhill’s workforce and sales.
The takeover comes amid a multi-year corruption crackdown by the Chinese government, alongside another campaign targeting companies in the country that have taken billions in debt to fund a string of mergers and acquisitions.
Hillary Clinton was favored to win, and an array of gun rights advocates warned of a looming Second Amendment crackdown.
Since 2005, Israel has grappled with an influx of migrants triggered by neighboring Egypt’s crackdown on Sudanese refugees.
He was given stays of removal under the previous administration, but because of the Trump administration's immigration crackdown, Garcia was ordered in November to return to Mexico.
Citigroup Chief Economist Middle East Farouk Soussa weighs in on the Saudi Arabian corruption crackdown.
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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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