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dissuasion

[dih-swey-zhuh n] /dɪˈsweɪ ʒən/
noun
1.
an act or instance of dissuading.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; < Latin dissuāsiōn- (stem of dissuāsiō) a speaking against, equivalent to dissuās(us) (past participle of dissuādēre; dissuād- (see dissuade) + -tus past participle suffix) + -iōn- -ion
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dissuasion

n.

early 15c., from Latin dissuasionem (nominative dissuasio) "an advice to the contrary," noun of action from past participle stem of dissuadere (see dissuade).

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