- discourage (someone) from doing something by instilling doubt or fear of the consequences；prevent the occurrence of
verb: deter, 3rd person present: deters, gerund or present participle: deterring, past tense: deterred, past participle: deterred
- 1. discourage (someone) from doing something by instilling doubt or fear of the consequences:
only a health problem would deter him from seeking re-election
- 2. prevent the occurrence of:
strategists think not only about how to deter war, but about how war might occur
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答案應該是 to deter的這個字的用法應該是deter somebody from (doing) something 例如: Our security system deterred people from stealing money. 而 terrorism may be deterred 是一個被動的語氣，整個句子應該是 Terrorism may be deterred...
deter sb.from N/V-ing 阻止某人做某事 1.沒有什麼可以阻止Maria實現成為歌手的夢想。 Nothing can deter Maria from realizing her dream of becoming a singer...