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Definition of clampdown noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

clampdown

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈklæmpdaʊn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈklæmpdaʊn//
 
[usually singular]
 
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sudden action that is taken in order to stop an illegal activity a clampdown on drinking and driving
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