deterrent collocations and examples

 UK /dɪˈterənt/

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something that makes someone less likely to do something bad

Adjectives frequently used with deterrent
effective, good, major, powerful, strong, visibleMechanical immobilisers act as a visible deterrent to the opportunist car thief and most fit across the steering wheel.
Verbs frequently used with deterrent
act as, provide, serve asSecurity marking your property acts as a deterrent against theft.
Nouns frequently used after deterrent
effectThe presence of CCTV can have a strong deterrent effect on a wide range of offences.
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