Definition of Dissuade in English :

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Dissuade meaning in English

Meaning of Dissuade in English

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Dissuade pronunciation in English

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1. deter, dissuade

turn away from by persuasion

Example Sentences:
'Negative campaigning will only dissuade people'

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verb (transitive)
1. (often foll by from)
to deter (someone) by persuasion from a course of action, policy, etc
to advise against (an action, etc)

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verb transitiveWord forms: disˈsuaded or disˈsuading
to turn (a person) aside (from a course, etc.) by persuasion or advice
2.  Obsolete
to advise against (an action)

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tr.v. dis·suad·ed, dis·suad·ing, dis·suades
To prevent (someone) from a purpose or course of action by persuasion: dissuaded my friend from pursuing such a rash scheme.

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