Definition of Deterrently

1. [adv]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deterrently

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determinized
determinizes
determinizing
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deterrabilities
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deterrable
deterration
deterrations
deterred
deterrence
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deterrent example
deterrently (current term)
deterrents
deterrer
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deterritorialization
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detest

Literary usage of Deterrently

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1. China: Its History, Arts and Literature by Frank Brinkley (1902)
"... is attested for all time, but the mysteries from which its roots spring must be deterrently inscrutable to the disciple of such a creed as Confucianism. ..."

2. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University (1914)
"of their proximity act deterrently upon the efforts of the local union to improve the conditions of employment.45 The extent of local territorial ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1888)
"... the Unity of place in France to this vexatious custom, as its abuse in our own country may have acted deterrently on the advancement of scenic reform. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"On those railways where fast trains do not take third- class passengers, or third-class carriages are deterrently uncomfortable and r├ępulsive, ..."

5. Mars as the Abode of Life by Percival Lowell (1908)
"Here the beauty of that to many people deterrently austere and awe-enshrouded subject, mathematics, comes in. For it enables us to do that most important ..."

6. Our Eastern Question: America's Contact with the Orient and the Trend of by Thomas Franklin Millard (1916)
"The only noticeable influence they have exerted is deterrently upon the policy of the United States, and to retard naval and military preparedness by ..."

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