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deter

verb /diˈtəː/ ( past tense, past participle deterred)
to make less willing or prevent by frightening
disuadir
She was not deterred by his threats.
deterrent /-ˈte-, (American) -ˈtəː-/ noun something that deters
disuasivo, disuasorio
The possession of nuclear weapons by nations is thought to be a deterrent against nuclear war itself (also adjective) a deterrent effect.
(Definition of deter from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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