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tr.v. in·cen·tiv·ized, in·cen·tiv·iz·ing, in·cen·tiv·iz·es
To offer incentives or an incentive to; motivate: "This bill will help incentivize everybody to solve that part of the problem" (Richard A. Gephardt).


(ɪnˈsɛntɪˌvaɪz) or


a. to provide (someone) with a good reason for wanting to do something: why not incentivize companies to relocate?.
b. to promote (something) with a particular incentive: an incentivized share option scheme.


(ɪnˈsɛn tɪˌvaɪz)
v.t. -vized, -viz•ing.
to give incentives to.
[1965–70, Amer.]
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As part of long-running efforts to gain permission to build a third runway, Heathrow has restructured its environmental charges to incentivise airlines to use cleaner, quieter aircraft, to reduce its impact on the local community.
Therefore, the Chancellor should set a high bar for tax changes, focusing on targeted measures to incentivise investment and productivity growth.
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These are the tools we use to incentivise them to try and improve their own lives and those of people in the community.
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Ryanair's Stephen Mc-Namara said: "We are determined to incentivise passengers to travel light this summer.
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