determent determent  /dɪ ˈtɜr mənt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a communication that makes you afraid to try something

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Because their very existential survival depends on having a nuclear determent in a rough neighborhood.

News

  • 5 Intriguing Things

    Randi Zuckerberg's book, auditory determent devices, the glory of Fourier transform, the 3D printing biz, and a massive treasure trove of data about Earth.        
    on November 8, 2013     Source: The Atlantic

Quotes

  1. "The presidential candidates recognize that Ohio is a key battle ground state," said Romer, "I urge all voters to send a message to the candidates: tell them America's failing schools are a determent to America's economic standing. We are...
    on May 21, 2008 By: Roy Romer Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  2. "There's a lot of value to it," manager Ned Yost said. "You don't put overemphasis on winning in Spring Training to the determent of the young kids. You need to make sure that you get a fair look at everybody and try to win games, too. And...
    on Mar 12, 2004 By: Ned Yost Source: MLB.com

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