Definition / Define
- Inducement Noun
- 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.Richard Stallmans speech in Australian National University 13 October 2004 Part 2, as seen in on video.google.com, circa 40% into the movie. Stallman was talking about Java and flash as inducements for installing non-free software.
- An introductory statement of facts or background information.
- 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.