inducement

[in-doos-muhnt, -dyoos-]
noun
1.
the act of inducing.
2.
the state of being induced.
3.
something that induces, motivates, or persuades; incentive.

Origin:
1585–95; induce + -ment

preinducement, noun
reinducement, noun


3. stimulus, spur, incitement; attraction, lure. See motive.
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inducement (ɪnˈdjuːsmənt)
 
n
1.  the act of inducing
2.  a means of inducing; persuasion; incentive
3.  law (in pleading) the introductory part that leads up to and explains the matter in dispute

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Example sentences
They are probably happy in a dead memory, a stage they have probably achieved
  with much effort and inducement.
He had every inducement from the authorities to emigrate.
Career advancement can be a powerful inducement to work abroad.
They are providing the practically free as an inducement for you to engage in
  commerce with them.
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