Example sentences for: deterrent

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

  • These predictions' failure appears to be no deterrent to their regular renewal.

  • One especially noteworthy innovation was the creation of the Joint House-Senate Atomic Energy Committee, which is credited by many with the development of our nuclear deterrent capability and was also criticized for wielding too much power relative to the executive branch.

  • In choosing the maximum level of preparedness, it said in an editorial, "the government has dulled the edge of Israel's deterrent capability, has made the possibility of nuclear warfare more tangible, has frightened away tourists, has generated huge expenditures, and has increased doubts as to whether Israel can provide the Jewish people with real security."

  • Urban biases inevitably play a deterrent role, discouraging poor patients from seeking help.

  • The threat of further strikes and labor disruptions is another deterrent for investors.


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