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Crackdown to be balanced by improved facilities

English translation: in addition to harsher measures,

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English term or phrase:crackdown to be balanced by improved facilities
English translation:in addition to harsher measures,
Entered by: Kim Metzger
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22:33 Dec 9, 2004
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English term or phrase: Crackdown to be balanced by improved facilities
Craackdown to be balanced by improved facilities for treatement.
abigail
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Explanation:
Possibly (dependending on context): a crackdown on drug dealers would be harsher laws or stricter law enforcement measures. A crackdown that is balanced by improved facilities would mean: in addition to harsher enforcement measures are also going to improve drug treatment facilities.
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 04:43
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crackdown to be balanced by improved facilities
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Explanation:
Possibly (dependending on context): a crackdown on drug dealers would be harsher laws or stricter law enforcement measures. A crackdown that is balanced by improved facilities would mean: in addition to harsher enforcement measures are also going to improve drug treatment facilities.

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 04:43
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 16
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  seaMount: so, balance punisment with treatment when 'dealing' with drugs users ;-)
7 mins

agree  Richard Benham: How I would interpret it, in the absence of any context.
26 mins
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