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noun as in suppression

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While Netflix may want more paying users, it’s unlikely to initiate the no-holds-barred clampdown that moochers are worried about.

From Quartz

Some argue that the recent clampdown on Jack Ma’s internet empire signals Beijing’s growing unease with the country’s super-rich and private-sector power brokers.

They also often don’t detail how Apple will financially benefit from the shift to subscriptions that will result from this mobile ad clampdown.

However, the clampdown or shutdown has only granted permission to smart businesses to connect more directly with their customers.

Some argue that the clampdown is a long time coming for China’s internet giants, which have been allowed to grow under a relatively loose regulatory environment.

There is no doubt that meth is destructive, and a clampdown is justified.

Critical journalists continue to languish in prison and inside the courtrooms the breadth of the clampdown is on full display.

Since Francis seemed to be the polar opposite, they had every reason to hope the clampdown would be lifted.

The clampdown on media has also raised red flags among rights activists in the country.

To a degree, the bonus clampdown is just a deferred recognition of reality.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clampdown, such as: crackdown, embargo, repression, and restriction.

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