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deterrent

Pronunciation: /dɪˈterənt/

Translation of deterrent in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • a burglar alarm may act as a deterrent to thieves una alarma antirrobo puede servir para disuadir a los ladrones the nuclear deterrent las armas nucleares como elemento de disuasión or como fuerza disuasoria
    Example sentences
    • First, the submarine-launched ballistic system was recognized as the most survivable element in the triad of strategic nuclear deterrents.
    • France and the United Kingdom each rely on just four submarines for their independent nuclear deterrents.
    • Another was submarine-launched ballistic missiles as a part of the nuclear deterrent of the superpowers.

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