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Synonyms for dragnet
ˈdrægˌnɛtdrag·net

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  1. dragnetnoun

    a system of coordinated measures for apprehending (criminals or other individuals)

    "caught in the police dragnet"

    Synonyms:
    trawl net, trawl

  2. trawl, dragnet, trawl netnoun

    a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths

    Synonyms:
    setline, spiller, trawl, trawl line, trawl net, trotline

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How to use dragnet in a sentence?

  1. James Scott:

    You'll have the right to be angry about Vault 7 only after you boycott dragnet surveillance data providers like Google, Microsoft, Skype, Facebook and LinkedIn. The true threat is coming from the private sector surveillance profiteers.

  2. James Scott:

    Dragnet surveillance capitalists such as Facebook, Comcast, AT&T and Google, unfortunately, supply these manipulating forces with an endless supply of metadata for this information war against the American and European public.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    Another promise cruelly broken by President Trump, this one with heartbreaking consequences for brave young DREAMers across the nation, instead of honoring the protections of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals initiative, President Trump has unleashed an indiscriminate deportation dragnet of appalling inhumanity.

  4. James Scot:

    The gaping wound in America’s national security is without a doubt, the unregulated dragnet surveillance capitalists.

  5. Chris Rufo:

    Next step: we need to turn the screw on Attorney General Garland, who secretly colluded with outside groups to mobilize the FBI against political opponents and whose family benefits financially from CRT in schools, we must hammer him every day until he calls off the FBI dragnet.

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