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synonyms for deterrence

  • determent
  • disincentive
  • dissuasion
  • obviation
  • preclusion
  • preemption
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How to use deterrence in a sentence

We need to understand what does it really take to have a credible nuclear deterrence capability that’s foundational to every war plan that we would have if, God forbid, we had to take on a China, take on a Russia.
THESE JOBS WERE NOT POSTED ON ZIPRECRUITER (EP. 473)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAUGUST 26, 2021FREAKONOMICS
In South Philadelphia, the city instituted its own version of focused deterrence.
WHAT PHILADELPHIA REVEALS ABOUT AMERICA’S HOMICIDE SURGEBY ALEC MACGILLIS, PHOTOGRAPHY BY HANNAH PRICE/MAGNUM PHOTOS, SPECIAL TO PROPUBLICAJULY 30, 2021PROPUBLICA
A judge typically considers deterrence — in this case, sending a message to other cops that, if they abuse their badge as Chauvin did, they will be severely punished.
THIS IS WHAT DEREK CHAUVIN’S SENTENCE SHOULD BEPAUL BUTLERJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With cyber, there is little experience on what constitutes or justifies escalation or the dynamics of deterrence.
US-RUSSIA RELATIONS: THE NEW NORMAL IS THE OLD NORMALTRACY MORANJUNE 21, 2021OZY
We expect real deterrence, and we have the capacity to do so.
BEHIND NEW LAW, THE FBI IS GETTING INTO ANTI-DOPING, BUT NOT EVERYONE WANTS THE HELPRICK MAESEAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Police could play a role as well, with promising strategies like “focused deterrence” that combine social services and the threat of punishment.
THE BIG SPIKE IN MURDERS IN 2020, EXPLAINED IN 600 WORDSGERMAN LOPEZMARCH 26, 2021VOX
It takes deterrence, it takes empowering community leaders, it takes understanding the nature of policing in these communities, and it takes education.
'THIS IS A HUMAN ISSUE.' DANIEL DAE KIM ON COMING TOGETHER TO COMBAT BIGOTRYCADY LANGMARCH 19, 2021TIME
She wondered if deterrence was the goal with ShotSpotter too.
SHOTSPOTTER DEVICES WILL GET MORE SCRUTINY GOING FORWARDJESSE MARXMARCH 1, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
From a sports perspective, the strangest part of this worldwide tragedy has been the crippling social deterrence.
THIS ODD SUPER BOWL WILL BRING US TOGETHER FOR A DAY. LET’S NOT TAKE THAT FOR GRANTED.JERRY BREWERFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the short run, deterrence is democracy’s most powerful weapon.
THE CASE FOR CONSEQUENCESZACK BEAUCHAMPJANUARY 12, 2021VOX
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WORDS RELATED TO DETERRENCE

  • avoidance
  • blockage
  • deterence
  • determent
  • deterrence
  • forestallment
  • halt
  • hindrance
  • impediment
  • inhibitor
  • interception
  • interruption
  • obstacle
  • obstruction
  • preclusion
  • prohibition
  • stoppage
  • thwarting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.