Definitions for premiumˈpri mi əm
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pre•mi•um*ˈpri mi əm(n.)
a prize or bonus given as an inducement, as to purchase products.
a bonus, gift, or sum additional to price, wages, interest, or the like.
the amount usu. paid in installments by a policyholder for coverage under a contract.
a sum above the nominal or par value of a thing.
great value or esteem:
She puts a premium on loyalty.
Category: Common Vocabulary
(adj.)of exceptional quality or greater value than others of its kind; superior.
of higher price or cost.
Idioms for premium:
at a premium, at an unusually high price. in short supply; in demand.
* Syn: See bonus.
Origin of premium:
1595–1605; < L praemium profit, reward
premium, insurance premium(noun)
payment for insurance
the amount that something in scarce supply is valued above its nominal value
"they paid a premium for access to water"
agio, agiotage, premium, exchange premium(noun)
a fee charged for exchanging currencies
a prize, bonus, or award given as an inducement to purchase products, enter competitions initiated by business interests, etc.
"they encouraged customers with a premium for loyal patronage"
payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military
having or reflecting superior quality or value
"premium gasoline at a premium price"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
premium(noun)ˈpri mi əm
an amount of money you pay for insurance
payment of monthly premiums
premiumˈpri mi əm
a higher price than normal
Customers are willing to pay a premium for organic food.; products that sell at a premium
premiumˈpri mi əm
to consider as important
societies that do not place a premium on the education of girls
premium(adjective)ˈpri mi əm
best or most expensive
We provide a premium service.
A prize or award.
Something offered at a reduced price as an inducement to buy something else.
A bonus paid in addition to normal payments.
The amount to be paid for an insurance policy.
An unusually high value.
The amount by which a security's value exceeds its face value.
Superior in quality; higher in price or value.
a reward or recompense; a prize to be won by being before another, or others, in a competition; reward or prize to be adjudged; a bounty; as, a premium for good behavior or scholarship, for discoveries, etc
something offered or given for the loan of money; bonus; -- sometimes synonymous with interest, but generally signifying a sum in addition to the capital
a sum of money paid to underwriters for insurance, or for undertaking to indemnify for losses of any kind
a sum in advance of, or in addition to, the nominal or par value of anything; as, gold was at a premium; he sold his stock at a premium
Premium is a 2006 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Pete Chatmon.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'premium' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3323
Rank popularity for the word 'premium' in Nouns Frequency: #1900
Translations for premium
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an addition to the sum due as interest, dividend, or wages.
- عَلاوَه، إِكْرامِيَّه، مُكافأَهArabic
- допълнително възнаграждениеBulgarian
- bônusPortuguese (BR)
- der BonusGerman
- πρόσθετη αμοιβήGreek
- plus, primaSpanish
- tambahan uang jasaIndonesian
- dividendo extra, bonusItalian
- bonus, primăRomanian
- premija, dodatekSlovenian
- เงินปันผลกำไร; เงินที่ได้พิเศษนอกเหนือจากเงินเดือนThai
- ikramiye, prim, kâr payıTurkish
- 獎金，紅利Chinese (Trad.)
- бонус, преміяUkrainian
- انعام ، منافعUrdu
- lợi tức chia thêmVietnamese
- 奖金，红利Chinese (Simp.)
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