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English definition of “carrot”

carrot

noun [C] (REWARD)    /ˈkær.ət/ US  /ˈker-/ informal
C2 something that is offered to someone in order to encourage them to do somethingPrizes, rewards and medals
(Definition of carrot noun (REWARD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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