verb (used with object), incentivized, incentivizing.
to give incentives to: The government should incentivize the private sector to create jobs.

1965–70, Americanism

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incentivize or incentivise (ɪnˈsɛntɪˌvaɪz)
 a.  to provide (someone) with a good reason for wanting to do something: why not incentivize companies to relocate?
 b.  to promote (something) with a particular incentive: an incentivized share option scheme
incentivise or incentivise

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