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One entry found for deter.
Main Entry: de·ter
Pronunciation: di-primarystresstschwar
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): de·terred; de·ter·ring
1 : to turn aside, discourage, or prevent from acting <wasn't deterred by the threats>
2 : INHIBIT 2 <painting to deter rust>
- de·ter·ment /-primarystresstschwar-mschwant/ noun

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