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We found 31 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word deterrence:
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General dictionaries General (25 matching dictionaries)
  1. deterrence: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. deterrence: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. deterrence: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. deterrence: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. deterrence: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. deterrence: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Deterrence, deterrence: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. deterrence: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. deterrence: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. deterrence: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. deterrence: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. deterrence: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. deterrence: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Deterrence (film), Deterrence (law), Deterrence (legal), Deterrence (penology), Deterrence (psychological), Deterrence (psychology), Deterrence: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  15. Deterrence: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. deterrence: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  17. deterrence: Rhymezone [home, info]
  18. Deterrence: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  19. deterrence: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  20. deterrence: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  21. deterrence: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  22. deterrence: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  23. deterrence: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Deterrence: Duhaime's Canadian law dictionary [home, info]
  2. deterrence: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  3. Deterrence (disambiguation), deterrence: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Deterrence (disambiguation), deterrence: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. deterrence: Political [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. deterrence: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (deterrence)

noun:  the act or process of discouraging actions or preventing occurrences by instilling fear or doubt or anxiety
noun:  a communication that makes you afraid to try something
noun:  a negative motivational influence

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Phrases that include deterrence:   nuclear deterrence, credible minimum deterrence, deterrence theory, prevention through deterrence more...

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