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  Definition of deter
  1. turn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"
  2. try to prevent; show opposition to; "We should discourage this practice among our youth"
Similar Words: dissuade, discourage

 

Hyponyms: talk out of

 

Derivational Morphology: determent, deterrence, intimidation, dissuasion, discouragement, hindrance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap

 

Anagrams: treed

 

 
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