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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·duce·ment /ɪnˈdusmənt, ˈdjus-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·duce·ment n.
 1. The act of inducing, or the state of being induced.
 2. That which induces; a motive or consideration that leads one to action or induces one to act; as, reward is an inducement to toil. “Mark the inducement.”
 3. Law Matter stated by way of explanatory preamble or introduction to the main allegations of a pleading; a leading to.
 Syn: -- Motive; reason; influence. See Motive.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a positive motivational influence [syn: incentive, motivator]
           [ant: disincentive]
      2: act of bringing about a desired result; "inducement of
         sleep" [syn: inducing]