deterrable
adjective see deter

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • deterrable — See determent. * * * …   Universalium

  • deterrable — …   Useful english dictionary

  • deter — transitive verb (deterred; deterring) Etymology: Latin deterrēre, from de + terrēre to frighten more at terror Date: circa 1547 1. to turn aside, discourage, or prevent from acting < she would not be deterred by threats > 2. inhi …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deter — determent, n. deterrable, adj. deterrability, n. deterrer, n. /di terr /, v.t., deterred, deterring. 1. to discourage or restrain from acting or proceeding: The large dog deterred trespassers. 2. to prevent; check; arrest: timber treated with… …   Universalium

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