Definition of Deterrents

1. Noun. (plural of deterrent) ¹



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Definition of Deterrents

1. deterrent [n] - See also: deterrent

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deterrents

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Literary usage of Deterrents

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1. Suggestions for the Repression of Crime: Contained in Charges Delivered to by Matthew Davenport Hill (1857)
"I agree entirely with him, that the experience of deterrents, as a means of reformation of criminals in gaols, ought to suggest the opposite of ..."

2. The Recorder of Birmingham: A Memoir of Matthew Davenport Hill : with by Rosamond Davenport Hill, Florence Davenport Hill (1878)
"... a Pound of Crime"—Incapacitation or Reformation—Failure of deterrents —Rev. John Clay—Captain Maconochie—Archbishop Whately—" Marks, " Marks, Marks ! ..."

3. Problems of Population and Parenthood: Being the 2d Report of and the Chief by James Marchant, National council of public morals (1920)
"Mrs. Booth is in agreement, I take it, with Mrs. Fisher, that the principle of vindictive deterrents against the mother does not diminish illegitimacy, ..."

4. The Human Mind by James Sully (1892)
"Recoil of Desire: deterrents from Action. A second and in general more effective form of arrest occurs when desire prompts to a certain action with which is ..."

5. Suggestions for the Repression of Crime, Contained in Charges Delivered to by Matthew Davenport Hill (1857)
"I agree entirely with him, that the experience of deterrents, as a means of reformation of criminals in gaols, ought to suggest the opposite of rewards, ..."

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