Definition of 'inducement'
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These research findings provide strong positive inducements for employers to use the most valid procedures available. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsNot a strong inducement to save for a rainy day. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Are inducements being offered to young people involved in such sting operations? The Sun (2010)The families will not be given financial inducements to undergo surgical procedures. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The financial inducement will also be a point of interest. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Entrepreneurs need financial inducements to bring their business here. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The principal difficulty with this is that many firms seem to thrive with no debt at all despite the strong inducement to borrow. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The Taleban denounced on their website the offer of financial inducements. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The man said that he wanted the house and that he could offer a generous inducement if a deal had already been struck. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Increasingly, sheltered housing now offers no inducement for the elderly to move into it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)By and large, in a competitive industrial environment extended credit can only be avoided by offering other inducements. Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)That's why pretty much any high-street chain you can name is offering promotional inducements. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some universities already offer inducements such as cash, scholarships and iPads. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's not a great inducement to vote Tory. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Until the repeal of the net book agreement, you couldn't offer such inducements to buy books. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Perhaps I don't regard it as such a strong inducement to go and see you. The House of Mirth (1905)The independent sector offers questionable inducements, the report says, including free loans and free entry into a prize draw to win back the cost of surgery. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Occasionally. inducement is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'inducement'
British English: inducement NOUN
If someone is offered an inducement to do something, they are given or promised gifts or benefits in order to persuade them to do it.
They offer every inducement to foreign businesses to invest in their states.
Definition of inducement from the Collins English Dictionary
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