Example sentences for: discourage

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

  • While the pollution taxes would discourage some activities that are counted in the GDP, the reduction in other taxes would encourage other such activities.

  • To effectively deal with these types of individuals, civil sanctions must be strong enough and targeted enough to discourage potential bad actors from doing things that harm others.

  • In an effort to discourage initiation of tobacco use, several youth tobacco education programs have been created and are currently available for presentation to elementary school students.

  • Printing with disappearing ink that lasts exactly one semester would also discourage the used book market.

  • Either of these effects will attract imports and discourage exports, increasing the current-account deficit.


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