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    discourage

    discourage - Dictionary definition and meaning for word discourage

    Definition
    (verb) try to prevent; show opposition to
    Synonyms : deter
    Example Sentence
    • We should discourage this practice among our youth
    Definition
    (verb) deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged Definition
    (verb) admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
    Synonyms : admonish , monish , warn
    Example Sentence
    • I warned him not to go too far
    • I warn you against false assumptions
    • She warned him to be quiet
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