verb (used with object), de·terred, de·ter·ring.
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Your effect in deterring others to travel without proper consideration would be hugely significant.An Ex-Radical's Open Letter to ISIS Fighters: Quit Now While You Can!|Maajid Nawaz|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This can be a helpful guide to other nations in deterring ISIS from recruiting.
Political drift is deterring foreign investors and frightening off overseas business.
He said deterring Hamas anew would require “massive air strikes for some days.”
Deterring Hamas anew would require “massive air strikes for some days.”
The punishment of those who have transgressed the laws of the country, and the deterring others from crime; 2d.Elizabeth Fry|Mrs. E. R. Pitman
But why should I waste arguments in deterring thee from thy inevitable fate?The Pirate|Sir Walter Scott
Such a consideration would, however, have had no effect for deterring Samson from employing them.Story of the Bible Animals|J. G. Wood
The advantages of the system thus established, were considered to be—1st, Its deterring effects.About London|J. Ewing Ritchie
Rumors of peonage, and a few actual cases, had also a deterring effect.The Southern South|Albert Bushnell Hart