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inducement

Law (in pleading) the introductory part that leads up to and explains the matter in dispute

Inducement

Electra
incited brother, Orestes, to kill their mother and her lover. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 92; Gk. Lit.: Electra, Orestes]
Hezekiah
exhorts Judah to stand fast against Assyrians. [O.T.: II Chronicles 32:6–8]
Lantier, Etienne
exhorts fellow miners to massive strike. [Fr. Lit.: Germinal]
Mannon, Lavinia
20th-century Electra in New England. [Am. Lit.: Mourning Becomes Electra]
Salome
beguilingly prompts decapitation of John the Baptist. [N.T.: Mark 6:22–28]
Tricoteuses
sobriquet of battle-exhorting women at French Convention. [Fr. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1100]
Tyrtaeus
(fl. 7th century B.C.) elegist; roused Spartans to Messenian triumph. [Gk. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1111]
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These discoveries immediately determined us to abandon a place which had presented no inducement for us to remain, except the promise of security; and as we looked about us for the means of ascending again into the upper regions, we at last found a practicable part of the rock, and half an hour's toil carried us to the summit of the same cliff from which the preceding evening we had descended.
You mean that you do not understand the nature of this payment which to the best men is the great inducement to rule?
In Yorkshire and Humber, 15% more surveyors reported an increase rather than decrease in the value of inducements offered by landlords.
The line seems to be drawn at cash inducements, although a few days at attractive hotels and spas for business executives and their partners may seem equally attractive as a financial inducement.
If Company shareholders do not approve the issuance of the inducements warrants at the special general meeting, the Company warrant holders will not receive further consideration, of any kind, either directly or indirectly, from the Company.
The rule restricts offering inducements on or near a college campus, or at an event sponsored by or related to a college.
Department of Education "has no tools for proactively detecting potential instances of prohibited inducements and the limiting of borrower choice," the GAO states in a recent report, Federal Family Education Loans: Increased Department of Education Oversight of Lender and School Activities Needed to Help Ensure Program Compliance.
Miss Alice Merriwether's Long Lost Cakes & Further Inducements to Wonder
The inducements came in the form of payments for business support services, providing gift certificates and door prizes for realtor events, making rent payments, funding special events and sponsoring broker activities.
The SOP provides guidance on accounting and reporting by insurance enterprises for certain nontraditional long-duration contracts and for separate accounts, including: separate account presentation; accounting for an insurance enterprise's interest in a separate account; transfers to separate accounts; valuation of liabilities; accounting for contracts with death or other insurance benefit features; accounting for contracts that provide annuitization benefits; sales inducements to contract holders; and disclosures.
Property Tax Inducements for New or Expanding Businesses