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Synonyms for crackdown
ˈkrækˌdaʊncrack·down

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  1. crackdownnoun

    severely repressive actions

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  1. List of paraphrases for "crackdown":

    suppression, repression, deterrence, deterrent, campaign

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  1. Khalil Shikaki:

    There is no doubt that the crackdown on freedoms and liberties, particularly unions, is certainly one of those factors that are pushing in that direction.

  2. Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani:

    During the crackdown, police have even recovered illegal weapons from unregistered Afghans, some of them were involved in crime and terrorism.

  3. Nicholas Bequelin:

    Not only is the government presiding over the most sustained crackdown on legal activists witnessed in two decades, it has also launched media propaganda campaigns against specific targets.

  4. Lee Rowland:

    We are concerned that the above-mentioned bills are incompatible with international human rights law and would unduly restrict the possibility for individuals to freely exercise their rights to freedom of opinion and expression, and peaceful assembly, if adopted, the pending bills could have a domino effect on other states, leading to a general crackdown on protests in the United States.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    This week I am announcing a detailed plan to crackdown on these expenses.

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