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From incentive +‎ -ise. (Wiktionary)

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  • Please have a read - if only to 'incentivise' her to update.

    Tree-Killing

  • He is planning to 'incentivise' millions to abandon their communities and go on the road to find work.

    The Guardian World News

  • One way they suggested was to "incentivise" staff to meet certain targets and achieve set goals.

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  • HashimMiles Coburn (R-OK) wants to "incentivise" private industry instead of having gov't run health care industry. melsite1 Ok, so give them a govt voucher if they don't have ins.

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  • Instead of having conventional contracts whereby the public body - the Underground - simply specified the work and put it out to tender, the idea was to privatise the infrastructure for a 30-year period and "incentivise" the contractors to take a long-term view of the assets.

    Latest financial, market & economic news and analysis | guardian.co.uk

  • "incentivise" parents to set up their own private arrangements so that the body need not get involved in the day-to-day detail of each case.

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  • If you really want to incentivise space these are great historical reference points and should point to where NASA and the federal government should go, which is to provide these types of direct and indirect incentives to private enterprise to open up the space frontier.

    What Civil Space Agency Would You Create? - NASA Watch

  • Increasingly there is a clear business interest in doing so too, in part because companies depend on public support but also because the ever more complicated pay packages designed to incentivise performance for top executives – which have contributed to a ballooning in pay at the top – do not appear to have worked, Talbut said.

    Pay gap widening to Victorian levels

  • Translation – Hospitals have agreed to reduce the number of procedures performed, incentivise cheaper alternatives, and remove safety procedures to lower costs.

    Biden announces deal with hospitals on health care reform

  • Continuing to motivate and incentivise top entrepreneurial talent to set up social enterprises is imperative, but as a movement we will have a challenge to innovate new ways of ensuring that the social businesses we create continue to serve the purpose for which they were intended long into the future.

    Selling up without selling out

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