deterrent example

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Synonyms for deterrent example

punishment intended as a warning to others

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To this end it is necessary for the courts, as Mr Corbett points out, not only to punish those wh o have offended but to set a deterrent example to others who might be tempted to do the same.
State governments must start using provisions of amended MMDR Act pertaining to curbing illegal mining to set deterrent examples.