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Synonyms for deterrence
dɪˈtɜr əns, -ˈtʌr-, -ˈtɛr-de·ter·rence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disincentive, deterrencenoun

    a negative motivational influence

    Synonyms:
    disincentive, intimidation, determent

  2. determent, deterrence, intimidationnoun

    a communication that makes you afraid to try something

    Synonyms:
    bullying, disincentive, intimidation, determent

  3. deterrencenoun

    the act or process of discouraging actions or preventing occurrences by instilling fear or doubt or anxiety

    Synonyms:
    disincentive, intimidation, determent

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How to use deterrence in a sentence?

  1. Pakistani Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry:

    In India, they brought the cold start doctrine, so we have also preserved our deterrence capability.

  2. State Mike Pompeo on Monday:

    President Trump and those of us in his national security team are re-establishing deterrence – real deterrence ? against the Islamic Republic of Iran, your adversary must understand not only that you have the capacity to impose cost but that you're in fact willing to do so.

  3. Sartaj Aziz:

    If India keeps expanding its nuclear arsenal and other arsenal, Pakistan cannot stay quiet. It has to achieve adequate deterrence.

  4. Charles Burnham:

    It's not totally about what Miss Butina did. Charles Burnham also has a duty to send a message to other would-be foreign agents, you can convince the judge that your client is basically Mother Teresa and Charles Burnham says,' I still have the duty of general deterrence to think about.'.

  5. State Mike Pompeo on Monday:

    The importance of deterrence isn't confined to Iran, in all cases, we must deter foes to defend freedom. That's the whole point of President Trump's work to make our military the strongest it's ever been.

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