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Definition of incentivize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

incentivize

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɪnˈsɛntəˌvaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they incentivize
 
he / she / it incentivizes
 
past simple incentivized
 
-ing form incentivizing
 
 
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to encourage someone 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 organization wants to incentivize people to switch to greener fuel sources.
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