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to make someone decide not to do something ขัดขวาง, ยับยั้ง, ป้องกัน 

The electric fence was put up to deter wild animals and cattle from neighbouring farms from entering his property and eating his crop, he said.

Chanting a blessing at each tree, the monks tied orange sashes around their trunks intended to highlight their spiritual value to deter people from cutting them down.

The government says the attack – which it believes is the work of insurgents trying to derail its peace talks effort – will not deter it from the plan.

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