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verb [transitive]     entice pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participleenticing
past tenseenticed
past participleenticed
  1. to persuade someone to do something, especially by offering them an advantage or reward

    I enticed him with more money.

    In many cities drivers are being enticed to take a train or bus to work.

    How can a promise of $9,000 a year entice older men back to work?

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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