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What is another word for deterring?

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Adjective
Stopping
Adjective
Able or intended to deter
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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Verb
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.”
Verb
Present participle for to discourage or deter someone from doing something
“Some, however, doubt that a minimum five-year jail term will deter hardened criminals.”
Verb
Present participle for to scare or instill fear
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Present participle for to discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage
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Verb
Present participle for to fend off or defend against something hostile
Verb
Denying access
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