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"Incentive" is a noun which is often translated as "el incentivo", and "stimulus" is a noun which is often translated as "el estímulo". Learn more about the difference between "incentive" and "stimulus" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (motivation)
a. el incentivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The company offers its employees financial incentives to work in more isolated areas of the country.La empresa ofrece incentivos económicos a sus empleados para trabajar en las zonas más aisladas del país.
b. el estímulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
If people didn't pay to have their garbage collected, there would be no incentive to minimize the waste they create.Si la gente no pagara la recogida de basura, no existiría ningún estímulo para minimizar los desperdicios que producen.
c. el aliciente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Rewarding a child's progress will give them an incentive to learn.Premiar los avances que hace un niño le dará un aliciente para aprender.
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stimulus
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (spur)
a. el estímulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The child was living in a family environment where there was no stimulus for her creativity.La niña vivía en un entorno familiar donde no había estímulo para su creatividad.
b. el incentivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It is hoped that the tax exemption will provide a stimulus for investment.Se espera que la desgravación fiscal proporcione un incentivo para la inversión.
2. (physiology)
a. el estímulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The research will analyze how subjects respond to different visual stimuli.La investigación analizará cómo responden los sujetos a distintos estímulos visuales.
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