How to Pronounce 'DETER' - English Pronunciation

 

In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word deter. This word is used as a verb and means to discourage someone from doing something, usually using doubt or fear. Synonyms for deter include prevent, stop and avert. The word comes from Latin 'deterrere', a word formed with de- ?away from? and terrere ?frighten'.


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