What is another word for deterrent example?
[ dɪtˈɜːɹənt ɛɡzˈampə͡l], [ dɪtˈɜːɹənt ɛɡzˈampəl], [ d_ɪ_t_ˈɜː_ɹ_ə_n_t ɛ_ɡ_z_ˈa_m_p_əl]
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Synonyms for Deterrent example:
n.• cautionary tale (noun)
- sign of things to come,
- red flag,
- word to the wise.
Other synonyms:• Other relevant words (noun):
How to use "Deterrent example" in context?
In order to deter someone from behaving in a certain way, an effective deterrent example can be used. One possible deterrent example could be using a punishment such as a financial fine. By making the punishment costly, it will make the person think twice before they act in a way that might get them in trouble. If a person is already in trouble, using a deterrent example can help prevent them from getting any worse.
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