Example sentences for: deterring

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

  • The new mission: deterring nuclear, biological, or chemical warfare by lesser powers (formalizing President Bush's implicit warning to Saddam Hussein during the Gulf War).

  • And the standard recipe for deterring aggression--assured retaliation--may work fine with states, but it's problematic with terrorists.

  • In October 2003, reflecting on progress after two years of waging the global war on terrorism, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld asked his advisers:"Are we capturing, killing or deterring and dissuading more terrorists every day than the madrassas and the radical clerics are recruiting, training and deploying against us?

  • Critics say the price increase proves 1) last year's telecommunications bill failed to keep cable rates down as promised, and 2) competition from satellite-dish TV services isn't deterring rate hikes either.


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