deter (someone or something) from (something)

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deter (someone or something) from (something)

To cause or encourage someone not to do something. The threat of rain deterred us from going to the beach this weekend.
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deter someone or something from something

to prevent or discourage someone or a group from doing something. We can't seem to deter them from leaving. They were not deterred from their foolish ways.
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The 2015 Pride of Coventry and Warwickshire award winner Browne said: "Although what happened that day has been deeply upsetting and distressing, it has not deterred us from continuing to work for LGBT+ people in Stratford.
Warwickshire Pride have since a report with Police, who have called Although what has happened that day has been deeply upsetting it has not deterred us from continuing to work for LGBT+ people.
This incident has not deterred us from ensuring HBO continues to do what we do best.
These images of the nuclear, he argues, whether arising out of tradition, conscious manipulation by propaganda, historical events, or some combination of the three have played a central role in societal reaction to nuclear energy and have deterred us from approaching the subject through reason.
Our international focus on Palestine and Iraq has often deterred us from confronting issues of racism at home, as well as the sexism within our community.
Having a disabled son has not deterred us from this and, with the help of the charity BDF Newlife and our occupational therapist, we have been able to purchase this buggy that also doubles as a pushchair.