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  1. in·duce·ment
    IPA[inˈd(y)o͞osmənt]
  2. noun

    • 1. a thing that persuades or influences someone to do something:

      companies were prepared to build only in return for massive inducements there is no inducement to wait for payment
    • 2. a bribe:

      it is claimed that she was offered an inducement to plead guilty
    • 3. introductory statements in a pleading explaining the matter in dispute.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: inducement, plural noun: inducements

    • noun

      a thing that persuades or leads someone to do something:

      a bribe:

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