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disincentivize

[ dis-in-sen-ti-vahyz ]
/ 藢d瑟s 瑟n藞s蓻n t瑟藢va瑟z /
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verb (used with object), dis路in路cen路tiv路ized, dis路in路cen路tiv路iz路ing.
to discourage or deter by removing incentives: The expiration of tax credits will disincentivize future participation in the energy-efficiency program.More affordable cholesterol-lowering medication may disincentivize people from adopting a vegetarian diet.
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Origin of disincentivize

First recorded in 1985鈥90; dis-1 + incentivize
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