Definition of 'dissuade'
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Racing was next on his wish list and he was not so easily dissuaded. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Not that he was easily dissuaded from his career path. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Would it dissuade people from saving altogether? Times, Sunday Times (2016)How do we dissuade these people from breeding? The Sun (2016)There are concerns that the nuclear element could dissuade some investors from voting against boards other than in extreme scenarios. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The poor weather did not dissuade people from abandoning their clothes in protest against oil dependency and promoting cycle safety. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The proposals would place a further burden on landlords and could dissuade investors from buy-to-let. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For years now health officials have used unpleasant, gory images to dissuade people from smoking. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It may dissuade foreigners from making future Indian acquisitions. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Experts warned that it may dissuade foreigners from making future Indian acquisitions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And it may dissuade you from sharing a snap on Instagram. The Sun (2014)Yet his hopelessness in the 1994 film did not dissuade one family from buying into the dream. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These sort of leasehold arrangements can dissuade investors, who like to see stadiums as part of the package of assets. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Tax officials have tried to dissuade people from appealing against demands for payment, claiming that only a limited few would be successful. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Cuts to legal aid may have dissuaded some barristers' chambers from recruiting, but the bigger problem has been the economic downturn. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The ending of the VAT stimulus in December may dissuade consumers from returning to the shops. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'dissuade'
British English: dissuade VERB
If you dissuade someone from doing or believing something, you persuade them not to do or believe it.
Doctors had tried to dissuade patients from smoking.
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