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deterrent

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something that makes movement or progress difficult
  • the homeowner put up a fence around his garden as a deterrent for animals

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deterrent

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of deterrent (Entry 2 of 2)

as in preventive

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The first known use of deterrent was in 1829

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“Deterrent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deterrent. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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