Example sentences for: incentive

How can you use “incentive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Consider the incentive the financial-aid system sends even low-cost colleges--the more you charge, the more aid your "needy" students will get and, since "need" is determined relative to cost, the more "needy" students you will have.

  • Thus, there is a business incentive for any postal provider (who is not simply a cream skimmer) to offer universal service within the territories it serves.

  • , our president) manage to promiscuate pretty indiscriminately without the incentive of food stamps--just as some minority citizens manage to get ahead without affirmative action.

  • The disciplinary process needs to have the necessary incentive measures to serve as preventative measures before problems can become more serious.

  • If Democrats or Republicans fear that their leaders will be subject to personal attack--and they do--then there is a huge incentive for the parties to vest nominal power in squeaky-clean nonentities and hide real power behind the scenes.

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