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"inducement" in British English

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inducementnoun [C or U]

uk   /ɪnˈdjuːs.mənt/  us   /-ˈduːs-/
an ​act or thing that is ​intended to ​persuade someone or something: financial/cash inducements Those ​tenants are not going to ​swaplifetimesecurity for shorter-term ​leases without some inducement. [+ to infinitive] They ​offeredvoters a ​massive inducement tooust the ​president by ​announcing that ​sanctions would be ​lifted if there was "​democraticchange".
(Definition of inducement from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inducement" in Business English

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inducementnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /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 ​payincrease 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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inducement”
in Arabic إغراء…
in Korean 설득…
in Portuguese induzimento, incentivo…
in Catalan incentiu, al·licient…
in Japanese 誘引…
in Chinese (Simplified) 引诱, 引诱物, 诱因…
in Turkish teşvik, özendirme…
in Russian приманка, стимул…
in Chinese (Traditional) 引誘, 引誘物, 誘因…
in Italian incitamento, incentivo…
in Polish zachęta…
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