Meaning of “extrinsic” in the English Dictionary

"extrinsic" in British English

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extrinsicadjective

uk /ekˈstrɪn.zɪk/ us /ekˈstrɪn.zɪk/ formal

(Definition of “extrinsic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"extrinsic" in Business English

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extrinsicadjective

uk /ekˈstrɪnzɪk/ us

coming from outside a particular person or thing:

extrinsic incentives/motivation/rewards Extrinsic motivation exists when employees are able to satisfy their needs indirectly, most importantly, through monetary compensation.

(Definition of “extrinsic” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)