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crack down (on)

verb

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to put a stop to (something) by the use of force
  • a repressive government that cracked down on political demonstrations

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“Crack down (on).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crack%20down%20%28on%29. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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