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1. deterrence

noun. ['dɪˈtɝːəns'] the act or process of discouraging actions or preventing occurrences by instilling fear or doubt or anxiety.

Synonyms

  • discouragement
  • hinderance
  • nuclear deterrence
  • interference

Antonyms

  • hope
  • noninterference
  • nonintervention
  • fearlessness

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Rhymes with Deterrence

  • transference
  • coinsurance
  • concurrence
  • recurrence
  • occurrence
  • currence

How do you pronounce deterrence?

Pronounce deterrence as dɪˈtərəns.

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Sentences with deterrence


1. Noun, singular or mass
A car with no alarm will have still higher insurance premiums because it has no theft deterrence to it.

2. deterrence

noun. ['dɪˈtɝːəns'] a communication that makes you afraid to try something.

Synonyms

  • determent
  • discouragement

Antonyms

  • disincentive
  • advancement
  • abettal

3. deterrence

noun. ['dɪˈtɝːəns'] a negative motivational influence.

Synonyms

  • rational motive

Antonyms

  • fosterage
  • promotion
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