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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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Effective management and problem resolution ensures strength of deterrer's from negotiating position.
That's because once nuclear deterrence fails, it may be irrational for the deterrer to respond to the challenge owing to the enormous destruction to his own society that may result.
Ici, le ttalb est proche du sorcier qui exhorte les forces invisibles, les domine et reussit, par le biais d'un rituel silencieux, a deterrer un tresor enfoui dans les profondeurs de la terre.
Bien qu'on ait mis au jour que 30% de vestiges, de nombreux chercheurs affirment que deterrer le reste des ruines ne va mener a aucun resultat aditif par rapport a ce qui a ete deja retrouve.
As the volume notes, both persuasion and dissuasion "demand the opponent to submit to the deterrer's volition." (69) The idea that deterrence essentially allows one to achieve one's own strategic goals while frustrating an opponent without having to resort to the actual use of force is echoed in other PLA writings.
Government's implied consent, under the premise that "deterrence only works if the other guy knows." (35) Harknett similarly argues that deterrence is contingent on the challenger and the deterrer possessing shared knowledge about each other.
Munies d'eau et d'aliments, ces femmes, vetues d'habits uses, voilees de foulards barioles et fardees de potions et produits locaux, pour certaines de Kerkem et safran, pour d'autres le Mekkara et Hommira, des preparations a base de plantes pour proteger le visage du soleil et de la poussiere suffocante, utilisent pour deterrer ce minerai, les moyens traditionnels disponibles, dont des tamis et des regimes de dattes uses et polis, des outils derisoires et inappropries, pour depoussierer le terrain et recuperer le gravier.
La recente tragedie de Ghardaia a mis a nu toute l'etendue de la frilosite des gouvernants d'Alger, qui ont instruit leurs porte-paroles et les medias aux ordres de deterrer ce discours suranne dans l'espoir d'orienter le debat vers l'ennemi exterieur.
The deterrer must demonstrate the intent and resolve to fulfil the message and effectively communicate this to an enemy, including which lines not to cross.