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Shakedown Definition

(noun)

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a very thorough search of a person or a place


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a shakedown by the police uncovered the drugs

(noun)

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extortion of money (as by blackmail)

(noun)

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initial adjustments to improve the functioning or the efficiency and to bring to a more satisfactory state


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the new industry's economic shakedown

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intended to test a new system under operating conditions and to familiarize the operators with the system


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a shakedown cruise