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synonyms for crackdown

  • clampdown
  • repression
  • strike
  • suppression
  • crush
  • end
  • stop
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  • beginning
  • start
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The latest crackdown by Nigeria’s central bank on cryptocurrency has elicited outrage and confusion in a country where virtual currency has boomed in the last five years.
THE LATEST MOVE BY NIGERIA’S CENTRAL BANK AIMS TO BURST THE COUNTRY’S CRYPTOCURRENCY BUBBLETOLU OLASOJIFEBRUARY 9, 2021QUARTZ
Behind the scenes, marketers have been scrambling for answers in the days following Apple’s “early spring” deadline for its crackdown on companies using its Identifiers for Advertisers to track people.
‘YOU CAN FIND THOSE AUDIENCES ELSEWHERE’: ADVERTISERS SCRAMBLE FOR ANSWERS AFTER APPLE’S IDFA UPDATESEB JOSEPHFEBRUARY 4, 2021DIGIDAY
The Kremlin said that the crackdown was appropriate and that the protests were led by “hooligans and provocateurs.”
RUSSIAN OPPOSITION LEADER NAVALNY ORDERED JAILED, CALLS ON SUPPORTERS TO KEEP PRESSURE ON PUTINISABELLE KHURSHUDYAN, ROBYN DIXONFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Thousands have left their homes amid fears of a crackdown from Beijing.
HONG KONGERS IN THE UK, INDIA’S BUDGET HOPES, TRAVEL IN 2021JORDAN LEBEAUJANUARY 31, 2021QUARTZ
With the authorities’ crackdown on FBK, she is well aware of the risks she faces.
THE INSIDE STORY OF HOW ALEXEY NAVALNY UNCOVERED PUTIN'S $1.3 BILLION PALACEMADELINE ROACHEJANUARY 29, 2021TIME
The stress was exacerbated by months of protest and an ongoing political crackdown.
A DESIGN CHALLENGE HELPS DIYERS SOLVE THE PROBLEMS OF LOCKDOWN LIFEMARY HUIJANUARY 24, 2021QUARTZ
Use of alternative messaging apps skyrocketed in recent weeks for a variety of reasons, including fallout from a WhatsApp privacy update and a crackdown by other platforms following the Capitol riot.
WHY RIGHT-WING EXTREMISTS’ FAVORITE NEW PLATFORM IS SO DANGEROUSRANI MOLLAJANUARY 20, 2021VOX
Police crackdowns on opposition rallies over the past several months have left scores dead.
'MUSEVENI IS SCARED.' UGANDA'S AGING STRONGMAN FACES A CHALLENGE FROM SINGER BOBI WINE IN AN ELECTION PLAGUED BY UNRESTARYN BAKERJANUARY 13, 2021TIME
The solution, to them, is a crackdown on liberties and laying down the law.
THE ONLY PATH AHEAD FOR HONG KONG IS REFORMBRIAN WONGJANUARY 13, 2021TIME
Facebook waited years to ban QAnon groups, but many still remained after the sweep, as did “Stop the Steal” conspiracy groups, after a similar crackdown on the hashtags and other incitements of violence.
STUDY FINDS AROUND ONE-THIRD OF AMERICANS REGULARLY GET THEIR NEWS FROM FACEBOOKSARAH PEREZJANUARY 12, 2021TECHCRUNCH
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WORDS RELATED TO CRACKDOWN

  • crackdown
  • embargo
  • repression
  • restriction
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