verb (used with object), de·terred, de·ter·ring.
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Problems in dynamical systems can take years to solve, but that doesn’t deter Kra.
The use of thermal camera networks to deter poachers isn’t necessarily new.This blind rhino’s infrared security system could help stop poachers|Rachael Zisk|November 12, 2020|Popular Science
“I’m certainly shaken, but not deterred,” Sankey said during a conference call with reporters Wednesday, reacting to the four SEC games postponed because of struggles to contain the coronavirus.Sports were a distraction from the pandemic. Now they’re being battered by it.|Jerry Brewer|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Some of the women said the threats ultimately strengthened their resolve to run for office, but many worried that the hostile treatment they’d received would deter others in the future.Morning Report: What Women Candidates and Officeholders Face|Voice of San Diego|November 9, 2020|Voice of San Diego
However, they will still develop antibodies which will help their immune system to deter future infections.You can have COVID-19 without symptoms, but what about the flu?|Rachael Zisk|November 6, 2020|Popular Science
Aielli, who was very much alive when she learned of her funeral plans and the death threat they imply, says she is not deterred.Days of Mafia Mayhem Are Wracking Italy Once Again|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The reason: they think Murdoch won't be easily deterred and will continue his pursuit.Don’t Count Rupert Murdoch Out Yet: Why The Magnate Hasn’t Given Up on Time Warner|Daniel Gross|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Filat said Moldova would not be deterred from its Western trajectory.
And men, you need not be deterred—mushrooms can still aid in your health.Mushrooms Are Magic for Women Trying to Lose Weight|Liza Gates|May 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nor will Russia be dislodged from Crimea or deterred from further escalation by military force.Les Gelb Puts Russia in Its Place—and Critics in Theirs|Leslie H. Gelb|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They did at first endeavour with their weapons to frighten us, who, lying ashore, deterred them from one of their fishing-places.
It was certainly reported that they were very much infested with tigers, but this deterred no one.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
While a jury might refuse to convict on circumstantial evidence a detective is not so deterred.
His length and his ugliness had not deterred Jane Holland from taking a considerable interest in him.The Creators|May Sinclair
She was longing to urge her to leave Craddock Dene, but was deterred by the knowledge of the uselessness of such advice.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird