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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’
deterrent, discouragement, dissuasion, damper, brake, curb, check, restraint, inhibitionView synonyms
- ‘An essential ingredient of their success has been that their parents, a physicist and an educator, helped them to negotiate disincentives and obstacles along the way.’
- ‘Not that such disincentives dissuade the smart set from guzzling foreign brands.’
- ‘If it is thought, perhaps, that couples face financial disincentives to marry, then fiscal policy might be used to encourage them to marry, or remain married.’
- ‘There will be more financial barriers and disincentives to accessible care.’
- ‘With appropriate training and support, many of these people could be provided with pathways out of the poverty traps that currently act as disincentives to finding work.’
- ‘It says the UK tax regime ‘should be reformed to remove the financial disincentives in Scotland to growing a business beyond a certain level’.’
- ‘However, disincentives are the classic method this society uses to discourage anti-social behavior.’
- ‘Many lecturers, faced with such discouragement and manifest disincentives, succumb to the pressure and base their assessment of students solely on tasks such as essays.’
- ‘So we will keep on working to break down barriers and disincentives to trade and investment.’
- ‘Does the report reveal what the disincentives and obstacles may be?’
- ‘Recent government regulations in the United States have provided financial disincentives to discourage the ordering of chemistry panels that contain calcium.’
- ‘The state has various disincentives to curbing these practices.’
- ‘In public healthcare systems, physicians are often salaried employees with compensation plans that may act as disincentives for innovation.’
- ‘Along with the profound political differences, these beliefs provide disincentives to negotiate and make the serious trade-offs required to end the civil war.’
- ‘For general practitioners, government legislation imposes financial disincentives for non-compliance in that college's professional development programme.’
- ‘Incentives need to be reinforced by disincentives that discourage damaging actions.’
- ‘Primary care physicians may also lack sufficient training and face financial disincentives to perform psychodiagnostic testing.’
- ‘There ought to be stiffer financial disincentives to owning multiple properties.’
- ‘A precondition for sustainability over the long run in India is to curb our burgeoning population through incentives and disincentives.’
- ‘This close link between contributions and benefits is designed to discourage evasion and labor disincentives.’
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