Translation of "discourage" - English-Turkish dictionary

discourage

verb uk us /dɪˈskʌrɪdʒ/
discourage sb from doing sth

B2 to try to persuade someone not to do something:

a campaign to discourage people from smoking
PREVENT [ T ]

to try to prevent something from happening

önlemeye çalışmak, önüne geçmek
a campaign to discourage smoking
LESS CONFIDENT [ T ]

B2 to make someone less confident or enthusiastic about something

cesaretini kırmak, moralini bozmak, ümidini kırmak
I didn't mean to discourage her.
discouragement noun [ U ]

cesaretin yitirilmesi
→ Opposite encourage

(Translation of “discourage” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)