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What is another word for deterring?

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Adjective
Tending or serving to dissuade
“The increased presence of security cameras in public spaces has a deterring effect on potential criminals.”
Adjective
Tending, or designed, to hinder or deter
Noun
The act of something that stops
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Verb
Present participle for to prevent the occurrence of
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“Police officers will also make regular checks to deter the sale and use of drugs in discos and pubs.”
Verb
Present participle for to discourage or deter someone from doing something
“He can't let politics deter him from trying to find out about the boy's death.”
Verb
Present participle for to scare, daunt or demoralize someone, typically into refraining from something
“Lucas's purpose in saying this was actually to scare and deter him, lest he harbored thoughts he shouldn't have.”
Verb
Present participle for to frighten or cause fear in
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Verb
Present participle for to fend off or defend against something hostile
Verb
Present participle for to restrain or keep in check
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