Meaning of “incentivize” in the English Dictionary

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"incentivize" in British English

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incentivizeverb [ T ]

UK usually incentivise uk /ɪnˈsen.tɪ.vaɪz/ us /ɪnˈsen.t̬ə.vaɪz/

(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 offering prizes or rewards:

incentivize sb to do sth They incentivized workers to adopt the less expensive health care plan by giving more paid vacation.
Headquarters has incentivized employees with free offers of tickets to sporting events.

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

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