Spanish translation of 'deterrent'
- (also Mil)
elemento m disuasivo,
elemento m disuasorio
⇒ to act as a deterrent
servir de elemento disuasivo
⇒ nuclear deterrent
fuerza f nuclear disuasiva
⇒ these penalties are no deterrent to criminals
estos castigos no disuaden a los criminales
Example Sentences Including 'deterrent'
There was a moment of anticipation as the crowd waited, but the rain was a significant deterrent.TREASON KEEP (2001)
We French can deal generously in other people's time, and our courts tend to make deterrent gestures where large sums of money are involved.Displaced Person
The statistics alone should have been a sufficient deterrent.MUSIC FOR BOYS (2003)
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Translation of deterrent from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary