An incentive that helps bring about a desired state. (noun)
An introductory statement of facts or background information. (noun)
The act of placing a port on a vessel's itinerary because the volume of cargo offered at that port justifies the cost of routing the vessel. (noun)
Examples of word inducement
Another way of putting it is that in selecting a glass company for an insurance-covered repair, the consumer is acting as an agent for the insurance company, and as such an agent the consumer is taking a monetary inducement from a particular vendor to throw business to that vendor.
Because less than that is not going to offer them a long-term inducement to eschew nuclear weapons.
"What inducement is there to do it"? and so forth, and so on.
[Page 4] are not yet completely free: War, and the consequent enslavement of women, has been the main inducement to Polygamy, with its conception of women as property, and its debasement of love to physical enjoyment: War has engendered and perpetuated that dominance of man as a military animal which has pervaded every social institution from Parliament downwards.
This refers to the desertions of the H.B. Co. Free-hunters under inducement from the American traders, concerning which there has been some reflection cast upon Gen.W. H. Ashley, but without real evidence to support it.