incentive
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incentive(
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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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incentive
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (stimulus, payment)
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).
incentive planplan de incentivos
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incentive [ɪnˈsentɪv]
noun
incentivo (m); estímulo (m)
an incentive to work harder un incentivo or estímulo para trabajar más; as an added incentive, they paid her airfare como incentivo adicional, le pagaron el billete de avión; they have no incentive to get a job no tienen ningún incentivo para encontrar trabajo; production incentive incentivo (m) a la producción
modifier
incentive bonus (n) prima (f) de incentivación
incentive payment (n) incentivo (m) económico
incentive payments which link profits to bonuses
incentive scheme (n) plan (m) de incentivos
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The word incentive is the present subjunctive form of incentivar in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation. See the full incentivar conjugation.
incentivar
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incentivar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to incentivize
El jefe de la empresa incentiva a los trabajadores más productivos con más vacaciones.The company's boss incentivizes the most productive employees by giving them more vacation.
b. to encourage
Debemos buscar nuevas formas de incentivar a los jóvenes a hacer más actividades al aire libre.We need to find new ways of encouraging young people to participate in more outdoor activities.
c. to stimulate
Las clases del profesor no incentivan a sus alumnos y por eso están desmotivados.The students aren't stimulated by the teacher's classes so they're demotivated.
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incentivar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to encourage
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incentivar
transitive verb
to encourage
baja incentivada voluntary redundancy
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