INCENTIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INCENTIVE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  something, such as the fear of punishment or the expectation of reward
Classic Sentence:
1  Their great defect as laborers lies in their lack of incentive beyond the mere pleasure of physical exertion.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
2  If, now, the rent fixed was reasonable, this was an incentive to the tenant to strive.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
3  Lastly, among such conditions of life there are few incentives to make the laborer become a better farmer.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
Example Sentence:
1  Another incentive is the tax and duty-free importation of raw materials to be used for book publishing.
2  As small business proprietors, most doctors have had little incentive to invest in automation efforts.
3  Presently people do not have the incentive to economize as they are not directly paying for the procedure.
4  The most direct financial incentive to prevent rubbish is to charge people by the amount of rubbish they put out.
5  You get a big salary incentive and free board and lodging too.
6  Politicians have little incentive to fiddle with the system; but public disquiet over the growing number of allegations of foul play in the Brexit referendum may provide some fuel.
7  Tax incentives have been very effective in encouraging people to save and invest more of their income.
8  He said the government must introduce tax incentives to encourage investment.
9  The government has created tax incentives to encourage investment.
10  Organic farmers should be encouraged with financial incentives.