from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Something that prevents or discourages action; a deterrent.
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- n. That which discourages a particular behaviour; a deterrent.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a negative motivational influence
- A disincentive is added to the acquiring of labor.
And it increases the duration of TAA cash payments to three years, from two, which means creating an even longer-term disincentive to get a new job.
Give the rich more money its called and incentive, give the poor more money and its called a disincentive.
The cell phone companies who control those networks have a built-in disincentive to allow that openness; they don’t want to end up squeezed the way ISPs are now, especially since they can’t assert local monopolies the way the land-line-phone and cable companies do now.
Another disincentive was the backlog in infrastructural ser - vice provision - the precondition for improved economic growth, elfare, and qualityof life, the report said.
Another disincentive is the complexity of the bus network.
We can build in a natural "disincentive" in the government option by limiting the total coverage in all areas to amounts and available time periods that are lower than those offered by private insurers.
The landlords cry that the decision is a "disincentive" to upgrade or maintain their properties is unavailing.
I don't see anyone shedding any tears about this kind of disincentive although as the article pointed out, there is plenty of gnashing of teeth, name calling and outrage.
But, he warned, crime would become a "disincentive" to investors unless it was curbed.
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