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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinducein‧duce /ɪnˈdjuːs $ ɪnˈduːs/ ●○○ AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 FORCE somebody TO DO something formal to persuade someone to do something, especially something that does not seem wiseinduce somebody to do something 🔊 Nothing would induce me to vote for him again.2 MB medical to make a woman give birth to her baby, by giving her a special drug 🔊 She had to be induced because the baby was four weeks late. 🔊 The doctor decided to induce labour.3 formalMCAUSE to cause a particular physical condition 🔊 Patients with eating disorders may use drugs to induce vomiting.drug-induced/stress-induced etc 🔊 a drug-induced coma→ See Verb table
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inducea stress-induced allergyThe drug can induce anything from stomach cramps to comas.induce somebody to do somethingThe state advertises a great deal to induce its citizens to buy lottery tickets.Whatever induced her to buy such an expensive car?Many activists say that beer advertisements play a strong role in inducing teenagers to drink.induce labourThe consultant at first attempted to induce labour but discontinued it.