[in-doos-muh nt, -dyoos-]
Origin of inducement
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3. stimulus, spur, incitement; attraction, lure.
3. See motive.
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Examples from the Web for inducement
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 Automobile Storage Battery
O. A. Witte
The inducement of the throne of Naples had been held out to Marchese di Pescara.Italy, the Magic Land
Newspaper men used every inducement to get interviews from him.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
- the act of inducing
- a means of inducing; persuasion; incentive
- law (in pleading) the introductory part that leads up to and explains the matter in dispute
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Word Origin and History for inducement
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