Definition of Clampdowns

1. Noun. (plural of clampdown) ¹



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Definition of Clampdowns

1. clampdown [n] - See also: clampdown

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clampdowns

clamourous
clamourously
clamourousness
clamours
clamoxyquin
clamoxyquin hydrochloride
clamoxyquine
clamp
clamp connection
clamp down
clamp down on
clamp forceps
clamp stand
clamp stands
clampdown
clampdowns (current term)
clamped
clamper
clampers
clamping
clamplike
clamps
clams
clams up
clamshell
clamshells
clamworm
clamworms
clamydia
clan

Literary usage of Clampdowns

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1. China: Progress and Reform Challenges by (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (2003)
"Immigration clampdowns in subsequent years limited the labour supply, pushing up wages, while property prices rocketed, so that by the late 1970s Hong Kong ..."

2. From Immigration to Integration: Local Solutions to a Global Challenge by Oecd (2006)
"Previously, the issue was framed largely in terms of policing, with clampdowns by the authorities invariably resulting in migrant workers or rejected asylum ..."

3. Women Marching Into the 21st Century: Wathint' Abafazi, Wathint' Imbokodo by Human Sciences Research Council (2000)
"In 1977, with the renewed clampdowns that followed the Soweto revolt, she was banished to Brandfort in the Orange Free State. During 1985 she was as active ..."

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