deterrence

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deterrence

[di′tər·əns]
(computer science)
Making an attack on a computer sufficiently difficult to discourage potential attackers.

deterrence

see NUCLEAR DETERRENCE.
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The usual answer is that such terms would seem inadequate for deterence or "denunciation" (that is, for registering society's disapproval of the crime).
The IDF cannot, under any circumstances, redeploy from Lebanon appearing as if it were driven out and handily defeated by a small guerrilla force, or Israel's regional strategic deterence will be irreparably damaged.
The deterence of untimely action largely benefited employers by giving them additional time to organize strikebreakers.
425) Professor Fischer has demonstrated the weakness of a pure proportional causation rule from a deterence standpoint.