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Synonyms for deterrent
dɪˈtɜr ənt, -ˈtʌr-, -ˈtɛr-

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  1. hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap(adj)

    something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

    Synonyms:
    hitch, verification, impedimenta, stoppage, hindrance, disability, halt, chip, tab, handicap, arrest, tick, check-out procedure, confirmation, impairment, check mark, impediment, rafter, obstruction, baulk, checkout, hinderance, curb, chit, stop, disablement, cheque, obstructer, substantiation, stay, obstructor, encumbrance, balk, preventive, incumbrance, bank check, preventative, interference, assay, bridle, check

    Antonyms:
    permissive

  2. deterrent(adj)

    tending to deter

    "the deterrent effects of high prices"

    Antonyms:
    permissive

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How to use deterrent in a sentence?

  1. Victoria Nuland:

    I think it's probably the case that the Russians expected deterrent measures and didn't see them, and so felt they could keep pushing.

  2. Kang Dong-wan:

    North Korea is going back to its 2017 plan – dual policy of improving its nuclear deterrent and self-reliant economy.

  3. David Cameron:

    I think it is right to maintain our independent nuclear deterrent and anyone who has any doubts of it only has to look at the dangers and uncertainty in our world.

  4. United States:

    The administration is arguing that by inflicting this harm, on children and parents, this stress, they're sending a message, a deterrent message, for people not to seek asylum in the United States, what they're doing is making it very difficult for people seeking asylum to actually cross at the legal border points.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    We should reform it, if it's to be used as a deterrent, it has to be reformed. It can't take 25 years. That does no one any good. Neither the victims nor the state is solving this problem with that kind of tangled judicial process.


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