Definition of inducement in English:

inducement

Line breaks: in¦duce|ment
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdjuːsm(ə)nt
 
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noun

1A thing that persuades or leads someone to do something: companies were prepared to build only in return for massive inducements [mass noun:, with infinitive]: there is no inducement to wait for payment
More example sentences
  • In effect these new finances represent the inducement required to persuade developing countries to conserve their genetic resources.
  • Undue inducement, coercion, selection bias towards the poor, and distortion of the doctor-patient relationship are cited by critics of financial incentives.
  • The ordinary meaning of ‘incitement’ as adopted in the authorities is that it encompasses encouragement, persuasion or inducement.
Synonyms
incentive, attraction, encouragement, temptation, incitement, stimulation, stimulus, bait, lure, pull, draw, spur, goad, impetus, motive, motivation, provocation; bribe, reward
informal carrot, come-on, sweetener, perk
rare douceur
1.1A bribe: it is claimed that she was offered an inducement to plead guilty
More example sentences
  • Most said the pressure from parents was increasing, with 32% having been offered financial bribes, other inducements, or even receiving threats.
  • They accused evangelical Christians of bribing the poor by offering them inducements to convert.
  • We will not put any conditions, bribe or inducement to show up at this working group meeting.

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