Definition of 'premium'
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Boss will focus on upper premium business wear. The Sun (2016)Those who join with college or university email addresses are offered free premium membership. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The report showed that drinkers were now prepared to pay premium prices for a luxury product. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So-called housing hotspots are those that command a property price premium over their neighbours. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our age puts such a premium on control. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Those who are found to have good driving habits are rewarded with cheaper insurance premiums. The Sun (2017)Edwardian coins have always traded at a higher premium, but have recently become more desirable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For homeowners it is an important selling point, with houses on a village green commanding a premium. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The flight will carry 236 passengers with economy, premium economy and business cabins. The Sun (2016)He hoped it would be able to cut his annual premium of about 2,900 to something closer to the 780 it cost before the most recent flood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can charge businesses a premium for specialist information. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Some insurers offer lower premiums to drivers who install the devices. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You pay a premium for new homes and they can lose value straight away. The Sun (2013)Whether the organic premium represents value is a subjective opinion. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Young motorists already pay the highest premiums because they have the most accidents. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They are such good copies today that dealing with them is a significant cost for premium brands. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These individuals can command a premium for their services. Times, Sunday Times (2007)International investors ask less of a premium on the money they lend. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The study also looked at locations with the highest house price premiums compared with their local area. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Insurance premiums for sports clubs targeted for their equipment is now so astronomical that some have closed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It has also highlighted a number that are trading on low discounts or premiums and look expensive. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It seems that offering premium products at budget prices has paid off. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The elderly are already digging deep into their savings but may need to pay an insurance premium. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The best schools charge premium fees. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Saying that, a great price against premium brands. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But do keep paying our 450 annual premium please! The Sun (2014)For an audience, there is an undeniable visual premium on interesting and unusual lighting. Collins Complete Guide to Photography (1993)Other outgoings that during leaner premium banking fees of and 15 a month. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It aims to become the premium international business hub for European airlines. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Premium Bonds are great for those who want the chance to win money and keep their capital safe. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I cannot see any insurance company returning premiums. The Sun (2013)The annual premium can be a little steep, but will be well worth it if your dog is injured. Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)I would imagine he paid a high five-figure sum for the premium spot. The Sun (2013)Your policy was changed in 1996, when you reduced the premiums and sum assured. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'premium'
British English: premium NOUN
A premium is a sum of money that you pay regularly to an insurance company for an insurance policy.
It is too early to say whether insurance premiums will be affected.
British English: premium ADJECTIVE
Premium goods are of a higher than usual quality and are often expensive.
At the premium end of the market, business is booming.
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