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incentivizeverb [T]

(UK usually incentivise) uk   /ɪnˈsen.tɪ.vaɪz/  us   /-t̬ə-/
(Definition of incentivize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"incentivize" in Business English

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incentivizeverb [T]

(UK also incentivise) uk   /ɪnˈsentɪvaɪz/  us   /-ṱə-/ (also US incent)
HR to make someone want to do something, such as to ​buy something or to do ​work, especially by ​offeringprizes or ​rewards: incentivize sb to do sth They incentivized ​workers to ​adopt the less ​expensivehealthcareplan by giving more ​paidvacation. Headquarters has incentivized ​employees with ​freeoffers of ​tickets to sporting ​events.
(Definition of incentivize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “incentivize”
in Chinese (Simplified) 刺激, 激励…
in Chinese (Traditional) 刺激, 激勵…
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