Definition of 'damp down'
Example sentences containing 'damp down'
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Secondly, there are crisis tendencies in the system, which if they are not damped down and managed in various ways will result in actual crisis.Politics, Planning and the State (1990)
Definition of damp down from the Collins English Dictionary
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