[ dis-in-sen-ti-vahyz ]
/ ˌdɪs ɪnˈsɛn tɪˌvaɪz /
verb (used with object), dis·in·cen·tiv·ized, dis·in·cen·tiv·iz·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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