Example sentences for: deterrence

How can you use “deterrence” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Israelis have always pursued it as a policy of deterrence as well as populist satisfaction.

  • The existing mechanisms for handling terrorist acts had been trial and punishment for acts committed by individuals; sanction, reprisal, deterrence, or war for acts by hostile governments.

  • The 1986 attack in Libya and the 1993 attack on Iraq symbolized for the military establishment effective use of military power for counterterrorism- limited retaliation with air power, aimed at deterrence.

  • Conservatives used to defend this concept (which they called "deterrence") when it was preached and practiced by President Reagan.

  • But the puzzles of marginal deterrence are not invoked if the radios are disabled when removed, and so architecture, or technology, works nicely in real space, and it should work well in cyberspace to avoid similar problems.


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