determent

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the act of deterring; deterrence
{n} the act or cause of discouragement
{i} impediment, hindrance, something which deters or gets in the way
a communication that makes you afraid to try something
The act of deterring; also, that which deters
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To prevent something from happening
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to frighten away
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{v} to discourage, dishearten, frighten, stop
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To deter someone from doing something means to make them not want to do it or continue doing it. Supporters of the death penalty argue that it would deter criminals from carrying guns Arrests and jail sentences have done nothing to deter the protesters = discourage. to stop someone from doing something, by making them realize it will be difficult or have bad results deterrent (deterrere, from terrere )
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To persuade someone not to do something; to discourage
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try to prevent; show opposition to; "We should discourage this practice among our youth
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turn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"
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{f} discourage, hinder, prevent
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To prevent by fear; hence, to hinder or prevent from action by fear of consequences, or difficulty, risk, etc
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try to prevent; show opposition to; "We should discourage this practice among our youth"
determent

    Silbentrennung

    de·ter·ment

    Türkische aussprache

    dîtırmınt

    Aussprache

    /dəˈtərmənt/ /dɪˈtɜrmənt/

    Etymologie

    [ di-'t&r, dE- ] (transitive verb.) 1579. Latin deterrEre, from de- + terrEre to frighten; more at TERROR.

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