Translation of clampdown in Spanish:

clampdown

Pronunciation /ˈklæmpˌdaʊn/ /ˈklampdaʊn/

noun

informal
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    clampdown on sth/sb
    • Both are concerned about restrictions and clampdowns on civil liberties.
    • But fear and trepidation about the web also crept to the fore, leading to clampdowns and concerns about the internet's ‘potential for evil’.
    • Many of the clubs affected are angry at the sudden clampdown.
    • They will also be closely watching for announcements of any further macroeconomic measures to stamp out mainland economic growth, including clampdowns on investment in different sectors of the economy.
    • The clampdown on spending comes after concerns about the relationship between parties and their donors.
    • A great many members of the group have been similarly detained without charges during the government's routine clampdowns, the report said.
    • We've heard plenty about welfare to work measures, about clampdowns on sole parents, disability pensioners and dole recipients that will be announced tonight.
    • But both the centre-left and centre-right coalitions proposed heightened security measures and clampdowns on illegal immigration.
    • His arrest on Sunday, along with 25 other members, was the latest in a series of clampdowns that began on 27 March.
    • As is usually the case with these clampdowns, it is not a question of changing laws which are already in place but of choosing to enforce them.
    • Previous clampdowns in south Manchester have resulted in 89 people being stopped in the past three weekends.
    • This could lead to further clampdowns by police and insurers.
    • A clampdown on speeding motorists has been launched in Keighley - the first of its kind in West Yorkshire
    • This week police in Manchester launched a massive clampdown on mobile phone abusers fining more than 500 motorists.
    • Since the clampdown started in July, the highest penalty imposed is £250.
    • The security clampdown, authorised by the prime minister, was based on intelligence of a specific threat.
    • He has said he suspects porn merchants are seeking revenge because of his clampdown on pornography on television.
    • Why is there a sudden clampdown on people expressing their findings or thoughts?
    • The security clampdown comes after the country was put on alert following reports of a threat at Heathrow airport.
    • He fears that hardliners could initiate a conservative clampdown.