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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Persuading not to do or believe something.

Usage examples (35)
  • The campaign served as a dissuasion on the use of hazardous chemicals at home.
  • "You ARE a chap!" said Constance, and warmed only slowly from the idea of dissuasion to the idea of help.
  • Trafficking was still criminal, but possession was made subject to no more serious a penalty than a police citation and "dissuasion," which as a practical matter means...
  • But there don't seem to have any efforts at dissuasion, do there? for more
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