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tr.v. in·cent·ed, in·cent·ing, in·cents
To incentivize: "would use tax breaks to incent corporations to invest in their future" (Scott Canon).

[Back-formation from incentive.]
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vb (tr)
to provide (someone) with incentive; inspire or motivate
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By using VVO, our credit unions can easily segment and target different cardholder behaviors with an appropriate marketing message that incents a change in behavior," said Kristi Mackey, assistant vice president of client services and product at CSCU.
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The corporation also urged the committee to take action in support of the HOME Investment Partnership Program, which incents private developers to invest in neighborhoods considered risky for housing development.
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