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

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  1. disincentive, deterrence(noun)

    a negative motivational influence

    disincentive, intimidation, determent

  2. determent, deterrence, intimidation(noun)

    a communication that makes you afraid to try something

    bullying, disincentive, intimidation, determent

  3. deterrence(noun)

    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. Pakistani Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry:

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

  2. Nicholas Carter:

    We need to recognize that credible deterrence must be underpinned by genuine capability and genuine commitment that earns the respect of potential opponents.

  3. Joseph Dunford:

    That is one of the more important tasks we face, is to prioritize and allocate resources in accordance with the strategy, and... if you look at what the combatant commanders would identity as their requirements, our inventory falls short of meeting all of what the combatant commanders would want to have, so the art for us is to have enough of our forces forward to demonstrate commitment, assure our allies, to demonstrate the ability to respond -- which enhances deterrence -- and then have the inherent flexibility in the force to get the right amount of forces in the right place, at the right time in the event deterrence fails.

  4. Ed Royce:

    What we're talking about are weapons that are purely defensive but are absolutely necessary if there's going to be any credible deterrence to what the Russians are doing town by town now in the east.

  5. Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin:

    I believe in the old theory of deterrence, in vagueness lies the best deterrence.

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