inducement(redirected from inducements)
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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.
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-)
1. something that induces or persuades; incentive.
2. the act of inducing.
3. the state of being induced.
syn: See motive.
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|Noun||1.||inducement - a positive motivational influence |
rational motive - a motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument
|2.||inducement - act of bringing about a desired result; "inducement of sleep"|
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"
1. Something that causes and encourages a given response: