Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
incentive /in'sentiv/
  • tính từ
    • khuyến khích, khích lệ; thúc đẩy
      • an incentive speech: bài nói chuyện khích lệ
  • danh từ
    • sự khuyến khích, sự khích lệ; sự thúc đẩy
      • material incentives: khuyến khích vật chất
    • động cơ (thúc đẩy làm việc gì)
Concise Dictionary
+a positive motivational influence
+an additional payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output

Thesaurus Dictionary
incitement, impetus, encouragement, goad, prod, provocation, spur, impulse, enticement, lure, inducement, stimulus, motivation, Colloq carrot:
The discount is offered as an incentive to buy a new car.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[C, U] ~ (for / to sb/sth) (to do sth) something that encourages you to do sth: tax incentives to encourage savings + There is no incentive for people to save fuel. + There is an added incentive for you to buy from our catalogue-a free gift with every purchase.
Collocation Dictionary


big, considerable, great, massive | powerful, strong | adequate, sufficient | main, major | added, additional, extra, more | less | real | direct
The most direct financial incentive to prevent rubbish is to charge people by the amount of rubbish they put out.
| important | positive | special | commercial, economic, financial, fiscal, monetary | cash | price, tax | sales | work | government


act as, be
He argues that the free supply of skilled labour will act as an incentive for employees to be more diligent.
| have
She had the added incentive of being within reach of the world record.
| need | give (sb/sth), offer (sb/sth), provide (sb/sth with) | create
The government has created tax incentives to encourage investment.
| increase | reduce | undermine
High taxation rates have undermined work incentives.
| remove


programme, scheme, system
The company operates a share incentive scheme for its workers.
| payment


~ to
an incentive to investment


have every incentive
The absence of penalties for anti-competitive behaviour means that firms have every incentive to engage in price-fixing.
| a lack of incentive
Low levels of profitability mean there is a lack of incentive to undertake new investment.

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