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  1. disincentive

    • IPA[ˌdɪs(ɪ)nˈsɛntɪv]

    英式

    • n.
      a factor, especially a financial disadvantage, that discourages a particular action
    • adj.
      tending to discourage
    • noun: disincentive, plural noun: disincentives

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a factor, especially a financial disadvantage, that discourages a particular action spiralling house prices are beginning to act as a disincentive to development

    形容詞

    • 1. tending to discourage higher taxes have major disincentive effects on work effort
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    • IPA[ˌdisənˈsen(t)iv]

    美式

    • n.
      a factor, especially a financial disadvantage, that tends to discourage people from doing something: spiraling house prices are beginning to act as a disincentive to development

    Oxford American Dictionary