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Dissuade (5)


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'dissuade' is the definition.
(I know that dissuade can be written as deter)

This is the entire clue.

(Other definitions for deter that I've seen before include "Discourage or prevent from doing something" , "Cause not to do something" , "Try to prevent" , "Discourage (someone from an action)" , "stop" .)

I've seen this clue in the Newsday, the Penny Press, The Mirror, The Telegraph, the LA Times, the Evening Standard, The Sun, The New York Times and the USA Today.
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