Example sentences for: deterrence

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

  • They don't understand that the allies compromised with each other and with Russia because they sought long-term peace--not short-term gratification--and that such peace requires a level of deterrence that can be achieved only by an international consortium of civilian leaders.

  • What remained was the hard question of how deterrence could be effective when the adversary was a loose transnational network.

  • This is, says the NYT , "a form of deterrence theory."

  • As it turns out, there was a security guard at Columbine, but a single, lightly armed person is not sufficient deterrence.

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


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