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deter

verb   /dɪˈtɜːr/ (-rr-)
to prevent someone from doing something or to make someone less enthusiastic about doing something by making it difficult for that person to do it or by threatening bad results if they do it (hacer) disuadir These measures are designed to deter an enemy attack. High prices are deterring many young people from buying houses.18622315
(Definition of deter from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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