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deter

verb [T]
 
 
/dɪˈtɜːr/ (-rr-)
to prevent someone from doing something or to make someone less enthusiastic about doing something: deter sb from doing sth High prices deter many young people from entering the property market. People said he was foolish to start his own business, but he didn't let that deter him.
Translations of “deter”
in Spanish disuadir…
in French décourager…
in German abschrecken…
in Chinese (Traditional) 阻撓,阻止, 威懾, 使不敢…
in Russian удерживать, останавливать…
in Turkish caydırmak, vazgeçirmek, yıldırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阻挠,阻止, 威慑, 使不敢…
in Polish odstraszać…
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