motivated

motivated
motivated mo‧ti‧va‧ted [ˈməʊtveɪtd ǁ ˈmoʊ-] adjective
1. very keen to do something or achieve something, especially because you find it interesting or exciting:

• a highly motivated workforce

2. financially/​commercially etc motivated FINANCE COMMERCE done for financial etc reasons:

• The decision not to renew the player's contract was financially motivated.

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motivate UK US /ˈməʊtɪveɪt/ verb [T]
to make someone eager to do something: motivate sb to do sth »

She managed to motivate staff to work together after the merger.

[usually passive] to influence someone's behaviour in a particular way: be motivated by sth »

He was motivated by greed.

motivated adjective
financially/commercially motivated »

All these decisions were commercially motivated


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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