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Definition of Incentive


  1. Inciting; encouraging or moving; rousing to action; stimulative.
  2. Serving to kindle or set on fire.
  3. That which moves or influences the mind, or operates on the passions; that which incites, or has a tendency to incite, to determination or action; that which prompts to good or ill; motive; spur; as, the love of money, and the desire of promotion, are two powerful incentives to action.
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Incentive Translations

incentive in French is stimulus
incentive in German is Anreiz {m}
incentive in Norwegian is incitament, ansporende, oppmuntring
incentive in Spanish is estimulo, incentivo
incentive in Swedish is motivation