Significado de “deter” - en el Diccionario Inglés

deter en inglés británico

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deterverb [ T ]

uk /dɪˈtɜːr/ us /dɪˈtɝː/ -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:

These measures are designed to deter an enemy attack.
High prices are deterring many young people from buying houses.

(Definición de deter del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

deter en inglés americano

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deterverb [ T ]

us /dɪˈtɜr/ -rr-

to prevent or discourage someone from doing something:

High prices are deterring a lot of young couples from buying houses.
deterrent
noun [ C ] us /dɪˈtɜr·ənt, -ˈter-/

The company says this alarm is an effective deterrent against theft.

(Definición de deter del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

deter en inglés de negocios

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deterverb [ T ]

uk /dɪˈtɜːr/ us -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.

(Definición de deter del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)