What is another word for deterring?

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Adjective
Stopping
Adjective
Provisional
Adjective
Restraining
Adjective
Tending to dissuade, or divert form a measure or purpose
Adjective
Not supporting
Noun
The act of something that stops
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Present participle for prevent the occurrence of
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“Police officers will also make regular checks to deter the sale and use of drugs in discos and pubs.”
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Present participle for to persuade someone not to do something
“Some, however, doubt that a minimum five-year jail term will deter hardened criminals.”
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Present participle for to discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage
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Present participle for to discourage or overwhelm
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Present participle for keep at bay
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Present participle for make less strong or intense
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Present participle for to seal off (a place) to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving
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Present participle for take over in place of another
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Present participle for to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
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Present participle for to cause a feeling of disgust or revulsion in
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Present participle for to draw to a close
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