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disincentivenoun [C]

uk   /ˌdɪsɪnˈsentɪv/  us   /-ṱɪv/
something that makes a ​person or ​organization less ​willing to do something: A ​culture of ​corruption is a disincentive toinvestment and ​trade.serve as/act as a disincentive High ​severancecosts can ​act as a disincentive to ​hire new ​workers.a disincentive (for sb) to do sth The ​tax on large ​pensions could be a disincentive to ​save for ​retirement.a disincentive to doing sth Working on a fixed-fee ​basis is a disincentive to ​agreeing to ​act for ​certainclients. a ​major/​strong/powerful disincentivecreate/provide a disincentive Prices ​sendsignals to ​producers telling them what to ​supply, while ​taxescreate disincentives.
(Definition of disincentive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disincentive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 限制, 起抑制作用的因素, 遏制因素…
in Chinese (Traditional) 限制, 起抑制作用的因素, 遏制因素…
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