Definition of 'incentive'
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The financial incentive to use electricity alone is therefore lost. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You pull tight and there is that extra bit of incentive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Another idea mentioned in the document is to provide big financial incentives for wins in the group phase. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We have also structured the scheme to provide an incentive to early settlement to encourage swift resolution of claims and limit legal costs. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This will give them the incentive to do right in the first place," he said. Computing (2010)As such, it has no great incentive to lift sales. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That way, their incentives will be provided through wealth rather than income at risk. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They say working in 15-year cycles gives no incentive to invest in their flocks of sheep. The Sun (2016)That said, rental properties are often unloved and poorly equipped as landlords have little incentive to make them great places to live. The Sun (2016)This includes a fouryear guarantee to underwrite a minimum share payment of 3 for all relevant staff in the 2011 incentive scheme which vests next year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Therefore there is little incentive to switch over. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There must also be no financial incentives to using such care methods. The Sun (2013)We will also need additional incentives and policies to drive technological innovation and behavioural change. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Extra incentives will be offered to encourage maths teachers and trainees to work in primary schools. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This weakened the incentive to provide more for export. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)What are the tax incentives of diesel? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Why is the incentive so great for an individual firm to cheat on a cartel agreement? Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)The employee share incentive scheme will not be altered. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are incentive payments for staff who introduce people recruited by the company. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is little incentive or opportunity to invest there. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The government is considering providing financial incentives to hospitals to run better services at weekends. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is an additional incentive towards closer herding. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)One is a structure of simple tax allowances that would provide incentives to existing big companies. After Thatcher (1989)Public sector managers could be given similar incentives. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is another issue affecting hybrid sales and that is tax incentives. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We were giving them a great incentive to lose weight. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The company has restructured an incentive scheme to reflect the changed economic environment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But there is more to incentives than cash payments. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is also little incentive for the aspiring partnerships that could reap the benefits. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The government has said companies may be offered financial incentives to improve the health of their workforce. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are expected to be additional incentives for building offshore wind farms. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Joining an exercise class or a sports club can provide an incentive. Get the Best out of the Rest of Your Life (1990)There's talk of extra tax incentives for people who give to the arts and other charities. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'incentive'
British English: incentive /ɪnˈsɛntɪv/ NOUN
An incentive is something that encourages you to do something.
...tax incentives for companies that create jobs.
- American English: incentive
- Arabic: بَاعِثٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: incentivo
- Chinese: 激励
- Croatian: poticaj
- Czech: podnět
- Danish: incitament
- Dutch: stimulans
- European Spanish: incentivo
- Finnish: kannustin
- French: encouragement
- German: Anreiz
- Greek: κίνητρο
- Italian: incentivo
- Japanese: 奨励
- Korean: 장려금
- Norwegian: incentiv
- Polish: zachęta
- European Portuguese: incentivo
- Romanian: stimulent
- Russian: стимул
- Spanish: incentivo
- Swedish: incitament
- Thai: สิ่งกระตุ้น
- Turkish: teşvik
- Ukrainian: стимул
- Vietnamese: phần thưởng khích lệ
Definition of incentive from the Collins English Dictionary
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