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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishimpetusim‧pe‧tus /ˈɪmpɪtəs/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 CAUSEan influence that makes something happen or makes it happen more quicklyimpetus for 🔊 The report may provide further impetus for reform. 🔊 The discovery gave fresh impetus to the research.2 technicalMOVE something OR somebody the force that makes an object start moving, or keeps it moving
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impetusGathering research data has an impetus of its own and this part of the research procedure was carried through reasonably smoothly.The same consideration applies to the initial impetus for your story.Press criticism has been the main impetus behind the government reforms.A major impetus has been that users found this detailed budgetary accounting confusing.The Surgeon General's speech will give new impetus to the anti-smoking campaign.Nevertheless there are important factors that give a strong impetus to a reductivist reasoning.During the 1920s and 1930s interest in occupational family allowances grew but the impetus to introduce them came largely from individuals.She seized the handle, but the impetus was too great, and it was wrenched from her convulsive grasp.The impetus for change in the industry was provided by a new management team.impetus forThe Surgeon General has provided the impetus for health prevention programs.