inducement[in do̵̅o̅s′mənt, -dyo̵̅o̅s′-]
- The definition of an inducement is a bribe or something that persuades someone to do something.
An example of an inducement is when you do not want to go to a party and your friend tells you that the boy you have a crush on is going to be there in order to get you to go.
- an inducing or being induced
- anything that induces; motive; incentive
- an explanatory introduction in a pleading
- the benefit which a party is to receive for entering into a contract
- Something that helps bring about an action or a desired result; an incentive: tax breaks intended as an inducement to greater reinvestment.
- The act or process of inducing: the inducement of sleep.
- Law Misrepresentation that leads a person to enter into a contract or transaction with a false understanding of the risks and obligations: fraud in the inducement.
- An incentive that helps bring about a desired state.
- Citation of Richard Stallman ...it won't run on a free platform and (...) your program is actually an inducement for people to install non-free software.
- (law) An introductory statement of facts or background information.
- (shipping) The act of placing a port on a vessel's itinerary because the volume of cargo offered at that port justifies the cost of routing the vessel.
inducement - Legal Definition
In contract law, the material reason for undertaking certain obligations. In criminal law, motive or that which leads to the commission of a crime.