Example sentences for: deterrence

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

  • 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.

  • Buchanan even uses the word "deterrence," though he doesn't use "Mutually Assured Destruction," "Bakelite," or "hula hoop."

  • 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.

  • The SEC tries to create deterrence and be measured in imposing sanctions.

  • And with the exception of napalm and Agent Orange used in Vietnam, the United States is not known to have used chemical weapons in battle since World War I. To allay concerns about any loss in deterrence, the Clinton administration has said that the United States will respond to any use of chemical weapons with an "overwhelming and devastating" attack.


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