Deterrent in a Sentence  ðŸ”Š

Definition of Deterrent

a thing that discourages someone from doing something

Examples of Deterrent in a sentence

My daughter views the loss of cellphone privileges as a cruel deterrent against having bad grades.  ðŸ”Š

When I saw the security guard in the store, I knew he was there as a theft deterrent.  ðŸ”Š

The stop sign on the corner is supposed to be a deterrent that discourages speeding.  ðŸ”Š

Is a guard dog a good deterrent against home invasions?  ðŸ”Š

Detention acts as a deterrent for students who would otherwise misbehave at school.  ðŸ”Š

Because I am on a tight budget, I view the high price of the ticket as a deterrent to me attending the concert.  ðŸ”Š

Many teachers believe knowledge is the only deterrent of crime that can keep children on the right path.  ðŸ”Š

If negative reinforcement does not decrease unwanted behavior, then it is not a deterrent.  ðŸ”Š

As the judge looked at the rebellious teen, he realized the fear of prison was not a strong enough deterrent to keep young people out of trouble.  ðŸ”Š

Everyone knows a cat is the best deterrent for indoor rodents.  ðŸ”Š

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