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Synonyms for crackdown

Synonyms for crackdown

sudden punitive action

Words related to crackdown

severely repressive actions

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Dr Kibicho said the government will launch a crackdown on the sale and manufacture of illicit brews to stop the consumption of the drinks.
Traffic Superintendent of Police Malik Javed Ahmed Khan said that on the orders of CM Bizenjo to correct the cars parked in awkward positions and remove motorcycles standing on footpaths the crackdown had started.
Some spectators told The Korea Times they found even some foreigners engaging in the illegal act, with crackdown squads nowhere to be seen.
According to details, Kandhkot subdivision team led by SDO Aftab Ahmed Khoso launched the crackdown on the power thieves.
Road safety consultant Kong Sovann said he agreed with the message but expressed scepticism that the crackdown would change people's habits.
In another crackdown it arrested two accused from Awami Colony namely Salman Shafai aka Salman Jarekhana.
Assistant Commissioner Sher Afzal held a meeting with Price Control Committee and decided to start crackdown against profiteers, price hikers and encroachers in the district.
On Monday, Amnesty International called for the "immediate" and "unconditional" release of all people arrested since a September 22 concert in Cairo in which an LGBT flag was raised, an incident that sparked the ongoing crackdown.
In the first seven days of the crackdown, 49 men and women were arrested and 39 charged to appear at court, with the worst case recording a level three times the drink-drive limit.
Hundreds of businessmen are said to have already fled the country, fearful of what this promised crackdown might reveal about themselves and their accounts over the last years.
The protesters chanted anti-government slogans and slammed Manama for its harsh crackdown on members of the country's main opposition party, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society.
A number of Air Canada ground staff find the airline's new crackdown on oversized carry-on bags so unpleasant that they don't want to do it, a representative from the airline's union told CBC News.
The crackdown on drunken disorder on the streets, when bladdered youths would be marched to cash machines to pay fixed penalties?
Malacanang on Friday assured the government's assistance to undocumented Filipinos in Malaysia who would be affected by the crackdown on illegal foreign workers.
Ramadi / NINA / Anbar Operations Command launched on Monday 19, August an extensive security crackdown in Amiriya district south of Fallujah in search for wanted men.