Definition of incentivize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

incentivize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//ɪnˈsentɪvaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsentɪvaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they incentivize
BrE BrE//ɪnˈsentɪvaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsentɪvaɪz//
 
he / she / it incentivizes
BrE BrE//ɪnˈsentɪvaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsentɪvaɪzɪz//
 
past simple incentivized
BrE BrE//ɪnˈsentɪvaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsentɪvaɪzd//
 
past participle incentivized
BrE BrE//ɪnˈsentɪvaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsentɪvaɪzd//
 
-ing form incentivizing
BrE BrE//ɪnˈsentɪvaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsentɪvaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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to encourage somebody to behave in a particular way by offering them a reward incentivize something ways to incentivize innovation incentivize somebody to do something You need to incentivize your existing customers to stay with you. The government wants to incentivize people to switch to greener cars.
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