how to pronounce deterrence


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deterrence is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of deterrence in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… life and trope which is deterrence it's …”

meanings of deterrence


  1. Action taken by states or alliances of nations against equally powerful alliances to prevent hostile action.
  2. The act of deterring, or the state of being deterred.
  3. The art of producing in one's enemy the fear of attacking.
  4. The action of discouraging an action or event by instilling doubt or fear of the penalty or punishment.

deterrence frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word deterrence occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics deterrence can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that deterrence can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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