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Noun
A thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something
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“But Anderson admitted the park's unique location also serves as a deterrent to the deluge of visitors he's hoping for.”
Noun
Someone or something serving as a warning to others
Noun
A threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule
Noun
A means or method of defending (against attack)
Adjective
Tending to deter
“He believes in the deterrent effect of custodial sentences.”
Adjective
Able or intended to deter
Adjective
Designed to keep something undesirable such as illness or harm from occurring
Adjective
Of or pertaining to an admonition
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