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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 ?
This idea will add the inducements of philanthropy to those of patriotism, to heighten the solicitude which all considerate and good men must feel for the event.
I have none of the usual inducements of women to marry.
It is sufficient to know that vanity, interest, poverty, and every spendthrift consideration urged him to look upon the proposal with favour, and that where all other inducements were wanting, the habitual carelessness of his disposition stepped in and still weighed down the scale on the same side.
Delightful inducements to embark, fine chance for promotion, it seems -- aye, a stove boat will make me an immortal by brevet.
But still, I must stay out that day and the following one, as I had promised to do so: though, resisting all entreaties and inducements to prolong my visit further, I insisted upon departing the next morning; affirming that my mother would be lonely without me, and that she impatiently expected my return.
Whatever may be the arguments or inducements which have wrought this change in the sentiments and declarations of these gentlemen, it certainly would not be wise in the people at large to adopt these new political tenets without being fully convinced that they are founded in truth and sound policy.
You mean that you do not understand the nature of this payment which to the best men is the great inducement to rule?
I will only say farther that from what passed that evening my opinion of all parties was confirmed, and every inducement heightened which could have led me before to preserve my friend from what I esteemed a most unhappy connection.
And there be who say that man is not single in this, but the beasts have the like evil inducement, and--"
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.
He found, also, a few beaver skins in their camp, for which he paid liberally, as an inducement to them to hunt for more; informing them that some of his party intended to live among the mountains, and trade with the native hunters for their peltries.
The strongest objection was that which would have formerly been an inducement to her, namely, the frequent meeting with young Jones, whom she had determined to avoid; but as the end of the hunting season now approached, she hoped, by a short absence with her aunt, to reason herself entirely out of her unfortunate passion; and had not any doubt of being able to meet him in the field the subsequent season without the least danger.