Definition of Deterrence
something that discourages one from doing something
Examples of Deterrence in a sentence
The pet owner used the shock collar as a deterrence, clicking it every time the wayward pup tried to meander off.
For most people, the possibility of jail time is deterrence, but some hardened criminals will steal and kill anyway.
A tall fence was placed around the couple’s backyard as a deterrence against children who might try to wander into their yard.
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