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incentive

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ɪnˈsentɪv/
something that encourages you to act in a particular way: [+ to do sth] People had little incentive to save. The government should provide incentives for young people to stay in school.Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
Translations of “incentive”
in Arabic حافِز…
in Korean 인센티브…
in Malaysian galakan…
in French encouragement…
in Turkish teşvik, özendirme…
in Italian incentivo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 激勵, 刺激, 鼓勵…
in Russian стимул…
in Polish zachęta, bodziec…
in Vietnamese sự khuyến khích…
in Spanish incentivo…
in Portuguese incentivo…
in Thai แรงจูงใจ…
in German der Anreiz…
in Catalan incentiu…
in Japanese (行動を促す)刺激…
in Indonesian perangsang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 激励, 刺激, 鼓励…
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