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inducement

noun [C or U]     /ɪnˈdjuːsmənt/
an act or a thing that is intended to make something happen or to persuade someone to do something: inducement (for sb) to do sth They offered him a large pay increase as an inducement for him to stay . It is illegal for American companies to offer inducements when tendering for contracts abroad . Customers are coming to us without inducement. financial / cash inducements
(Definition of inducement noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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