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Synonyms for deterrence
dɪˈtɜr əns, -ˈtʌr-, -ˈtɛr-

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  1. disincentive, deterrence(noun)

    a negative motivational influence

    Synonyms:
    disincentive, intimidation, determent

  2. determent, deterrence, intimidation(noun)

    a communication that makes you afraid to try something

    Synonyms:
    bullying, disincentive, intimidation, determent

  3. deterrence(noun)

    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. Ian Rintoul:

    The deterrence policy is what's wrong, there are plenty of ways for people to get safely from Indonesia to Australia if the government is of that mind.

  2. 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.

  3. Curtis Scaparrotti:

    I personally think communication is a very important part of deterrence, so, I think we should have more communication with Russia. It would ensure that we understand each other and why we are doing what were doing.

  4. Mike Pompeo:

    Our mission set is to avoid war, you saw what Secretary Esper announced on Friday, we are putting additional forces in the region for the purpose of deterrence and defense.

  5. Sartaj Aziz:

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


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