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deterrent

US [dɪˈterənt]
UK [dɪ'terənt]
  • n.威慑因素;遏制力
  • adj.威慑的
  • Web制止物;威慑力量;威慑物
Plural Form:deterrents  
deterrent
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n.
1.
~ (to sb/sth)
威慑因素;遏制力a thing that makes sb less likely to do sth(= that deters them)
Hopefully his punishment will act as a deterrent to others.
对他的惩罚但愿能起到杀一儆百的作用。
the country's nuclear deterrents(= nuclear weapons that are intended to stop an enemy from attacking)
这个国家核武器的威慑力

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