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inducement

Noun

1 a positive motivational influence [syn: incentive, motivator] [ant: disincentive]
2 act of bringing about a desired result; "inducement of sleep" [syn: inducing]

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English

Noun

  1. An incentive that helps bring about a desired state.
    Citation of Richard Stallman ...it won't run on a free platform and (...) your program is actually an inducement for people to install non-free software.
  2. An introductory statement of facts or background information.

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