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deterrence


deterrence

noun de·ter·rence
\di-ˈtər-ən(t)s, -ˈter-; -ˈtə-rən(t)s; dē-\

Definition of DETERRENCE

:  the inhibition of criminal behavior by fear especially of punishment
March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
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