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Noun: incentive  in'sen-tiv
  1. A positive motivational influence
    - inducement, motivator
     
  2. An additional payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output
    - bonus

Derived forms: incentives

Type of: payment, rational motive

Antonym: disincentive

Part of: incentive program, incentive scheme

Encyclopedia: Incentive