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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·ter·rent /-ənt, rənt/
 (a.)制止,防止,挽留挽留的事物,妨礙物

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·ter·rent a.  Serving to deter. “The deterrent principle.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·ter·rent, n. That which deters or prevents.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 deterrent
      adj : tending to deter; "the deterrent effects of high prices"
      n : something immaterial that interferes with or delays action
          or progress [syn: hindrance, impediment, balk, baulk,
           check, handicap]