inducement

[ in-doos-muhnt, -dyoos- ]SEE DEFINITION OF inducement
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How are they to employ the day, or what inducement have they to employ it, in recruiting their stock of health?

They may walk, to be sure, but it is exactly the inducement to walk that they require.

The customer must have some inducement to bring in your rental battery and get his own.

The inducement of the throne of Naples had been held out to Marchese di Pescara.

Newspaper men used every inducement to get interviews from him.

"Give me that inducement, and I'll change them on the spot," said the Colonel.

I cannot conceive of any inducement which could entice me to make another voyage in her.

"That's no inducement; but I'll join you," replied Hillard cheerfully.

Does not America offer any inducement for men to settle here?

For this you have every inducement of sympathy and interest.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "that which induces," from induce + -ment.

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