Verb(1) try to prevent; show opposition to(2) turn away from by persuasion
(1) No doubt that will not deter him finishing the job his father faltered over.(2) Fear of it can deter people from coming forward when they have seen a crime being committed.(3) British police and security services are focused on how to deter , to prevent and to combat terrorist attacks here.(4) Police officers will also make regular checks to deter the sale and use of drugs in discos and pubs.(5) Some, however, doubt that a minimum five-year jail term will deter hardened criminals.(6) The rebels fear the charges will deter students from poorer backgrounds from applying to go to university.(7) only a health problem would deter him from seeking re-election(8) strategists think not only about how to deter war, but about how war might occur(9) Councillors backed the plans which are part of a new strategy to deter , prevent and detect benefit fraud in the borough.(10) Informing on dealers can deter crime and prevent untold human misery, according to the campaign.(11) Are we naive enough to think Britain alone would have had the armament to deter aggression during the Cold War?(12) The point of the first war against Iraq was to deter such aggression wherever it might occur.(13) Share prices have dived by 40% this week amid warnings that fear of terrorism is deterring customers.(14) Future wars were to be deterred by the League of Nations, which would take collective action against aggressor states.(15) Otley's businesses will be very glad because anything which deters people from coming to the town centre hurts them.(16) It is the lack of awareness and fear that deters people from getting themselves examined.
1. discourage ::
2. prevent ::
3. dissuade ::
1. encourage ::
2. persuade ::
Different Formsdeter, determent, deters
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