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Overview of verb deter

The verb deter has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) deter, discourage

(try to prevent; show opposition to; "We should discourage this practice among our youth")

2. dissuade, deter

(turn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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