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incentivize

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Definition to encourage by providing incentives
  • I want to incentivize the sales force to sell our more profitable items.
  • The law was meant to incentivize immigrant teens to return to the country where they were born.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • And if a teacher were to survey this newly incentivized landscape and consider somehow inflating her students' scores, she just might be persuaded by one final incentive: teacher cheating is rarely looked for, hardly ever detected, and just about never punished.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics

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