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English definition of “sweetener”
/ˈswiːtənər/ noun [C]
› something that is given to someone in order to make an offer or situation more attractive and acceptable: a $50m/cash, etc. sweetener The government is to offer a £50m sweetener to persuade workers at state-owned factories facing closure to take new jobs with private companies. Flexible benefits packages, including extra holiday entitlement, have been offered to employees as a sweetener.