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deterrent
(n)
dǝ-TUR-ǝnt
Meaning

something that discourages a certain activity; something that warns that you should not do a certain thing

1st Sample Sentence

Studies have proven that the death penalty is not an effective deterrent from crime.

Mnemonics

DETER + RENT. A high rent IS ALWAYS A discouraging factor FOR TENANTS. [hindi] dete bola rent, nahi diya. bechara discourage ho gaya, sala rent lene mein itne hindrances. you can also imagine deterrent as detergent + ant; if you put detergent in front of ant it will obstruct and hinder its path

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