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de·ter / diˈtər/ • v. (-terred , -ter·ring ) [tr.] discourage (someone) from doing something, typically by instilling doubt or fear of the consequences: only a health problem would deter him from seeking reelection. ∎  prevent the occurrence of: strategists think not only about how to deter war, but about how war might occur.

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deter XVI. — L. dēterrēre, f. DE- 2 + terrēre frighten.
So deterrent XIX.

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