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deterrent US English

A thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something

deterrent US Thesaurus

the high rate of interest is a deterrent to first-time home buyers

minimum deterrent US English

The smallest number of nuclear weapons needed to convince a potential aggressor of assured destruction in the event of a retaliatory counter-attack.

nuclear deterrent US English

A nuclear weapon or weapons system regarded as deterring an enemy from attacking