Definition of Deterring

1. Verb. (present participle of deter) ¹



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Definition of Deterring

1. deter [v] - See also: deter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deterring

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deterring (current term)
deterritorialization
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Literary usage of Deterring

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Malicious Prosecution, False Imprisonment, and the by Martin L. Newell (1892)
"(4) Motive of the prosecutor — A desire to make an example for the purpose of of deterring others — No evidence of malice. A doctrine which appears to have ..."

2. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Proverbs by Crawford Howell Toy (1899)
"The moral wrong of adultery is of course assumed ; the practical moralist lays stress on the penalty as the best way of deterring men from the commission of ..."

3. The Book of the Church by Robert Southey (1825)
"... in the strictest sense, a duty; and it is an act of religious charity to burn heretics alive, for the purpose of deterring others from damnation. ..."

4. Posthumous Memoirs of His Own Time by Nathaniel William Wraxall (1836)
"The end of justice is thus sufficiently answered, the principle of human penalties being to make an example of great offenders, thereby deterring others ..."

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