Definition of dissuasive in English:

dissuasive

Pronunciation /dɪˈsweɪzɪv//dɪˈsweɪsɪv/

adjective

  • Effective in persuading someone not to take a particular course of action.

    ‘dissuasive penalties for non-compliance’
    ‘the prospect of economic loss does have a dissuasive effect’

Pronunciation

dissuasive

/dɪˈsweɪzɪv//dɪˈsweɪsɪv/