Definition of 'discount'
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You often get a discount for this. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Perks include staff discounts and bonuses for managers. The Sun (2016)That discount looks understandable given the continuing uncertainty and does not look set to narrow in the short term. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Maybe we could get a discount. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Many were seeking to take advantage of discounts as prices are expected to rise next year due to the weak pound increasing the cost of imports. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The report also shows discounts are often available if people buy their insurance online. The Sun (2008)Those who are seen as successful often get bigger discounts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)An increase in discount loans can also be the source of an increase in the money supply. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)Tories voiced concern that councils only give the discount if they can look in a house first. The Sun (2008)Banks usually trade at a discount to book value only if there is trouble ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sales rose in the past six weeks but at the cost of heavy discounting. The Sun (2010)Ten per cent of the discount was in recognition of the lessening of the charge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We were also offered a discount next time we booked. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Staff discounts cannot be redeemed with this offer. The Sun (2009)This will include the terms of any discounted rights issue. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Trade prices and discount structure are the basis of the relationship between producer and intermediary. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)The good news for investors here is that there is a low discount for risk. LIVING ON THE FAULT LINE, REVISED EDITION (2002)The discount is not available for staff. The Sun (2009)The reason is that suppliers often offer discounts for prompt payment. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The profit margin could be increased further by persuading the seller to give a discount for quantity. MEASURING AMERICA (2002)For example there are some surgical interventions being offered where if you decide to have it quickly you get a discount. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This has a clearance section offering discounts of 50% or more. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is a discount on the amount of tax due, not the size of the gift. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To redeem this fabulous discount, get your promotional code for the offer online. The Sun (2014)Yet attention is focused on the willingness of lenders to narrow their profit margins so that they can offer more heavily discounted loans. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Investigators have tended to discount the theory that she dealt the fatal blow, because of the force involved. Times, Sunday Times (2007)British-based projects are currently fundraising on the site, with many offering discounts and gifts in return for investment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If you have a discount, any reduction is at the lender's discretion. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He replied that he was perfectly well fed once he went to boarding school so I could discount that theory. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'discount'
British English: discount /ˈdɪskaʊnt/ NOUN
A discount is a reduction in the price of something.
All full-time staff get a 20% discount.
- American English: discount
- Arabic: خَصْم
- Brazilian Portuguese: desconto
- Chinese: 折扣
- Croatian: popust
- Czech: sleva
- Danish: rabat
- Dutch: korting
- European Spanish: descuento
- Finnish: alennus
- French: rabais
- German: Rabatt
- Greek: έκπτωση
- Italian: sconto
- Japanese: 割引
- Korean: 할인
- Norwegian: avslag reduksjon
- Polish: rabat
- European Portuguese: desconto
- Romanian: reducere
- Russian: скидка
- Spanish: descuento
- Swedish: rabatt nedsatt pris
- Thai: การลดราคา
- Turkish: indirim
- Ukrainian: знижка
- Vietnamese: sự giảm giá
British English: discount VERB
If a shop or company discounts an amount or percentage from something that they are selling, they take the amount or percentage off the usual price.
This has forced airlines to discount fares heavily in order to spur demand.
Definition of discount from the Collins English Dictionary
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