Example sentences for: dissuade

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

  • In the long run, however, dictionary reviews probably serve no function: in the face of the relatively overwhelming funds at the disposal of some publishers to promote their books, reviews fail to dissuade people from buying bad dictionaries; such a small percentage of the dictionary-buying public attend to reviews that their effect is slight even when favourable; finally, the value of a dictionary to an individual can be tested only over long use, which even the wisest reviewer cannot anticipate.

  • The Commission received reports of growers actively seeking to prevent or dissuade workers from contacting legal services representatives.

  • Now that Congress and President Clinton have opted to use the threat of utter destitution to dissuade poor teen-agers and women from having children on the public dole, it's time to revive a more humane, and perhaps more effective, proposal with the same objective.

  • 6 This note of caution is not intended to dissuade the Congress from seeking logical and important consolidations in government agencies and programs in order to improve homeland security missions.

  • All he needs is a censure proposal that satisfies 34 Democrats enough to dissuade them from voting to convict him.


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