dissuasive


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dis·sua·sion

 (dĭ-swā′zhən)
n.
The act or an instance of dissuading.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin dissuāsiō, dissuāsiōn-, from dissuāsus, past participle of dissuādēre, to dissuade; see dissuade.]

dis·sua′sive adj.
dis·sua′sive·ly adv.
dis·sua′sive·ness n.

dis•sua•sive

(dɪˈsweɪ sɪv)

adj.
tending or liable to dissuade.
[1600–10]
dis•sua′sive•ly, adv.
dis•sua′sive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dissuasive - deterring from action; "dissuasive advice"; "made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand"
discouraging - depriving of confidence or hope or enthusiasm and hence often deterring action; "where never is heard a discouraging word"
persuasive - intended or having the power to induce action or belief; "persuasive eloquence"; "a most persuasive speaker"; "a persuasive argument"
Translations

dissuasive

[dɪˈsweɪsɪv] ADJ (gen) [voice, person] → disuasivo; [powers] → disuasorio

dissuasive

adjabratend; he was very dissuasiveer riet sehr davon ab

dissuasive

[dɪˈsweɪsɪv] (liter) adj (person) → che cerca di dissuadere; (powers) → di dissuasione
References in classic literature ?
Let your reason have fair play, Jack, and you will see this match in so foolish and preposterous a light, that there will be no need of any dissuasive arguments." "How, sir?" replies young Nightingale, "is there this difference between having already done an act, and being in honour engaged to do it?" "Pugh!" said the uncle, "honour is a creature of the world's making, and the world hath the power of a creator over it, and may govern and direct it as they please.
Law 58 on combating violence against women entered into force on August 11, 2017, and includes a number of dissuasive chapters adopted by Parliament to combat all forms of violence against women and children.
In a summary of findings and suggestions from a managementaudit of the Department of Town Planning and Housing, the Department of Geological Survey and the Department of the Environment, the Audit Office also suggests simplifying existing procedures, finding a better way to coordinate services, improvement of control procedures, inspections of abandoned sites of former quarries, and the imposition of dissuasive fines.
The meeting continued with a session devoted to the development of NATO's dissuasive and defensive potential, focusing on the Readiness Initiative, the Alliance Strengthening Concept and the progress in accelerating the implementation of the South Framework.
While they may not seem spectacular, Oslo has devised a series of highly dissuasive measures: it has eliminated 700 parking spots, re-zoned the city center, turned streets into pedestrian walkways, and has raised the price of congestion tolls.
7) Demonstrating that terrorist financing prosecutions result in effective, proportionate and dissuasive sanctions and enhancing the capacity and support for prosecutors and the judiciary
She said there is need for further strengthening the currency/bearer instruments declaration/seizure regime at all ports of entry by applying effective, proportionate and dissuasive sanctions when there are instances of false declaration/failure to declare and currency smuggling.
She said there is need for further strengthening the currency/ Bearer Instruments declaration/seizure regime at all ports of entry by applying effective, proportionate and dissuasive sanctions when there are instances of false declaration/failure to declare and currency smuggling.
She said there is a need for further strengthening the currency/bearer instruments declaration/seizure regime at all ports of entry by applying effective, proportionate and dissuasive sanctions when there are instances of false declaration/failure to declare and currency smuggling.
GDPR aims to be dissuasive with breaches or failure to take accountability resulting in not only damage to reputation and brand but also the potential for fines.
GDPR aims to be dissuasive with breaches or failure to take accountability now resulting in not only damage to an organisation's reputation and brand but also the potential for fines.