inducement definition

  • noun:
    • something which assists bring about an action or a desired outcome; a motivation: tax breaks meant as an inducement to greater reinvestment.
    • The work or process of inducing: inducement of rest.
    • Law An introductory or background declaration describing the main allegations in a proceeding.
    • a reason that will help result in a desired state.
    • An introductory statement of details or history information.
    • The act of putting a port on a vessel's itinerary as the number of cargo provided by that port justifies the cost of routing the vessel.
    • The work of inducing, or the state of being caused.
    • That which induces; a motive or consideration leading someone to action or causes anyone to work.
    • question claimed through explanatory preamble or introduction into the primary allegations of a pleading; a respected to.
    • whatever causes; whatever leads your brain to will or even to work; that which influences an individual's conduct; motive; motivation.
    • A preamble, preface, or introductory explanation; an induction. See induction, n., 4.
    • In law, a statement leading into the main statement; details and situations claimed by way of preliminary showing out of just what the act or transaction straight under consideration arose.
    • a positive inspirational influence
    • act of contributing to a desired outcome

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