Definition of enticement in English:


Syllabification: en·tice·ment
Pronunciation: /enˈtīsmənt


1Something used to attract or to tempt someone; a lure: financial enticements
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  • For the novice celebrity Scientologist like me, there are more enticements on offer.
  • Countless others will no doubt be offering him similar enticements in the weeks ahead.
  • Indeed, they will resist offers of enticement from competitors.
1.1The quality of being attractive or tempting: despite the enticement of low prices, sales fell sharply from 2000's record level
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  • There are many Filipinos abroad who choose to remain Filipinos despite the enticements of a foreign land.
  • Schools from outside the county wanted to use the centre at peak times without the enticement of discounted places.
  • The fact that this was achieved without the enticement of regular silverware surely makes such figures all the more impressive.

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