AskDefine | Define deterring

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deter

Verb

1 try to prevent; show opposition to; "We should discourage this practice among our youth" [syn: discourage]
2 turn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people" [syn: dissuade] [ant: persuade] [also: deterring, deterred]deterring See deter

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deterring
  1. present participle of deter
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