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    What word do we have for a statement meant to cause someone not to continue his plans? not a threat! not persuasion either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    What word do we have for a statement meant to cause someone not to continue his plans? not a threat! not persuasion either.
    shelve: Longman's
    [transitive] to decide not to continue with a plan, idea etc, although you might continue with it at a later time
    e.g. Plans to reopen the school have been shelved .

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