verb (used with object), de·terred, de·ter·ring.
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City officials say they hope data from the program can help them track drivers who aren’t deterred by the fines.Can tailored messages to bad drivers prevent crashes? D.C. is about to find out.|Luz Lazo|December 26, 2020|Washington Post
Even after I saw the recipe had only been tested for a bird of up to 14 pounds, I was not deterred — I left hipster LA grocer Cookbook with an alarming amount of extremely heritage buttermilk to make sure I had enough.
The fact is that the law ultimately fails to deter members of Congress from allegedly engaging in such activities.
The ostensible rationale for harshly punishing drug users is to deter drug use.Oregon Just Decriminalized All Drugs – Here’s Why Voters Passed This Groundbreaking Reform|LGBTQ-Editor|December 10, 2020|No Straight News
The underlying assumption behind the wage increase was that police deter crime — more badges mean fewer arrests.Faulconer Stayed Largely Silent as Policing Dominated the Discourse|Jesse Marx|December 8, 2020|Voice of San Diego