Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Deterrent

Deterrent [ dih-TUR-uh'nt ]
 noun, adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. (adj.) serving to restrain or curb
2. (adj.) tending to discourage
3. (n.) an act that discourages attack
2. (n.) a restraining measure
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The warden said that fear of retribution does have a deterrent effect on the criminal mind.