deterrent adj : tending to deter; "the deterrent effects of high prices" n : something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress [syn: hindrance, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap]
- Serving to deter, preventing something from happening
- Something that deters.
Deterrence can refer to:
deterrent in Hebrew: הרתעה
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