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verb [transitive] entice pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈtaɪs/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyentice
he/she/itentices
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.

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

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

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