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

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  1. disincentive, deterrencenoun

    a negative motivational influence

    disincentive, intimidation, determent

  2. determent, deterrence, intimidationnoun

    a communication that makes you afraid to try something

    bullying, disincentive, intimidation, determent

  3. deterrencenoun

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

    disincentive, intimidation, determent

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  1. Koh Yu-hwan:

    Considering the fact that North Korea said the 7-minute test conducted last night was to bolster the strategic nuclear deterrence, the test would likely be related to ICBMs, which North Korea considers a strategic weapon to defend North Korea from adversaries including the United States, north Korea is close to issuing an ultimatum toward United States to come to the negotiating table with new calculations or to return to developing nuclear weapons.

  2. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly:

    We will remain vigilant to respond to any changes in these trends, as numbers of illegal crossings typically increase between March and May, however, the early results show that enforcement matters, deterrence matters, and that comprehensive immigration enforcement can make an impact.

  3. Pakistani Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry:

    In India, they brought the Cold-Start doctrine, so we have also preserved our deterrence capability.

  4. Patrick Shanahan.However:

    Having the ability to absorb an attack and retaliate is the essence of deterrence, and yet Patrick Shanahan.However has failed to ensure presidential survival and robust communications — both vital to executing a retaliatory attack.

  5. Judge Robert Jonker:

    There is need for public understanding of the cost of this kind of wrongdoing and certainly for specific deterrence as well. And there is impact on our overall governmental system, not just physical threat to our sitting governor, it’s the emotional baggage that now our governor will have to carry and that she’s written about in her report.

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