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in·duce·ment

 (ĭn-do͞os′mənt, -dyo͞os′-)
n.
1. Something that helps bring about an action or a desired result; an incentive: tax breaks intended as an inducement to greater reinvestment.
2. The act or process of inducing: the inducement of sleep.
3. Law Misrepresentation that leads a person to enter into a contract or transaction with a false understanding of the risks and obligations: fraud in the inducement.

inducement

(ɪnˈdjuːsmənt)
n
1. the act of inducing
2. a means of inducing; persuasion; incentive
3. (Law) law (in pleading) the introductory part that leads up to and explains the matter in dispute

in•duce•ment

(ɪnˈdus mənt, -ˈdyus-)

n.
1. something that induces or persuades; incentive.
2. the act of inducing.
3. the state of being induced.
[1585–95]
syn: See motive.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inducement - a positive motivational influenceinducement - a positive motivational influence  
rational motive - a motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument
dynamic, moral force - an efficient incentive; "they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches"
2.inducement - act of bringing about a desired resultinducement - act of bringing about a desired result; "inducement of sleep"
causation, causing - the act of causing something to happen
corruption - inducement (as of a public official) by improper means (as bribery) to violate duty (as by commiting a felony); "he was held on charges of corruption and racketeering"

inducement

noun incentive, motive, cause, influence, reward, come-on (informal), spur, consideration, attraction, lure, bait, carrot (informal), encouragement, impulse, stimulus, incitement, clarion call They offer every inducement to encourage investment.

inducement

noun
1. Something that causes and encourages a given response:
2. Something that attracts, especially with the promise of pleasure or reward:
Translations

inducement

[ɪnˈdjuːsmənt] N
1. (= incentive) → incentivo m, aliciente m
to hold out sth to sb as an inducementofrecer algo a algn como aliciente
it's no inducement to work harderno supone ningún incentivo or aliciente para trabajar más
2. (Med) [of birth] → inducción f

inducement

[ɪnˈdjuːsmənt] n
(= incentive) → attrait m
to offer an inducement → offrir un attrait
financial inducement → incitation f financière
an inducement to do sth → un encouragement à faire qch
(pejorative) (= bribe) → pot-de-vin m
(= stimulus) an inducement to sth → une incitation à qch

inducement

n
(no pl: = persuasion) → Überredung f; (= motive, incentive)Anreiz m, → Ansporn m no pl; to offer inducementsAnreize bieten; cash/financial inducementsfinanzielle Anreize pl

inducement

[ɪnˈdjuːsmənt] n (incentive) → incentivo
References in classic literature ?
Under such an inducement it will cause no surprise that the young man lost sight for a time, of other objects in order to address them.
But there is no one thing which men so rarely do, whatever the provocation or inducement, as to bequeath patrimonial property away from their own blood.
Harris a week or two after George had been taken away, when, as he hoped, the heat of the occasion had passed away, and tried every possible inducement to lead him to restore him to his former employment.
Does not America offer any inducement for men to settle here?
But on the other hand, as Emma wants to see her better informed, it will be an inducement to her to read more herself.
Had he NOT told me as an inducement that you and your sister were to be there, I should have felt it too certain a thing, to trust myself near him.
I passed up the street, looking as I went at all the houses to the right hand and to the left; but I could discover no pretext, nor see an inducement to enter any.
Her inducement to come to me, relying on my confidence, had been the hope that I could tell her the name and place of abode.
Steerforth laughed to that degree, that it was impossible for me to help laughing too; though I am not sure I should have done so, but for this inducement.
Not God omnipotent, for Fate, yet so Perhaps thou shalt not Die, perhaps the Fact Is not so hainous now, foretasted Fruit, Profan'd first by the Serpent, by him first Made common and unhallowd: ere one tastes; Nor yet on him found deadly; he yet lives, Lives, as thou saidst, and gaines to live as Man Higher degree of Life, inducement strong To us, as likely tasting to attaine Proportional ascent, which cannot be But to be Gods, or Angels Demi-gods.
But as the world would not on these terms have banked at all, he had to give them some of the saving as an inducement.
Overcome as he was with despair, Raoul would probably have refused any invitation that evening, if the count had not, as an inducement, told him that the lady of his thoughts had been seen, the night before, in company of the other sex in the Bois.