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inducement (plural inducements)
- An incentive that helps bring about a desired state.
- Citation of Richard Stallman ...it won't run on a free platform and (...) your program is actually an inducement for people to install non-free software.
- (law) An introductory statement of facts or background information.
- (shipping) 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.