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  • a  deterring from action
    dissuasive advice
    made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand

  • Brazil has what it calls a "dissuasive" defense policy and the majority of its spending will go to non-aggressive weaponry such as transport planes, helicopters, communications .
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  • In black combat gear and bullet proof vests, touting an array of dissuasive weaponry, Martin and his six colleagues of the Alpha Squad are a no-nonsense message to the cocaine .

  • Michele Alliot-Marie in USA Today
    The heavy weaponry "has a dissuasive character and guarantees the freedom of movement and the security of the troops," Alliot-Marie told lawmakers in a closed-door session Wednesday.
  • John Gormley in Irish Times
    Mr Gormley said the new legislation would be designed to place higher levies per tonne on incinerators which had high capacity: "in order to have the dissuasive effect required, those who process more will pay more" he said.
  • Michelle Bachelet in MercoPress
    However Chile was quick to react and President Michelle Bachelet said that "Chile is very happy with the current status quo; we do not have an aggression policy, on the contrary we have a defence-dissuasive policy".

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