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deterrent
used in The Hunger Games

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Definition
something that discourages something not wanted
  • In theory, it's supposed to be electrified twenty-four hours a day as a deterrent to the predators that live in the woods — packs of wild dogs, lone cougars, bears — that used to threaten our streets.
    p. 4.9
deterrent = something that discourages something not wanted
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