Premium

  • 1 premium — pre·mi·um / prē mē əm/ n 1: the difference between the face value or par value of a security and its market price when the latter is greater compare discount 2: the price paid for an insurance contract equal to the cost per unit times the number… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 premium — [ premjɔm ] n. m. • XXe; mot lat. « butin » ♦ Fin. Prime versée pour une opération sur un marché à terme. ⇒ option. On écrirait mieux prémium. ● premium nom masculin (latin praemium, butin) Somme payée au vendeur d une option d achat (ou de… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 premium — premium, prize, award, reward, meed, guerdon, bounty, bonus are comparable when they mean something which is bestowed upon a person as a recompense for cooperation, greater effort, superior merit, or supremacy in competition. Premium is applied… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 Premium — Pre mi*um, n.; pl. {Premiums}. [L. praemium, originally, what one has got before or better than others; prae before + emere to take, buy. See {Redeem}.] 1. A reward or recompense; a prize to be won by being before another, or others, in a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 premium — ► NOUN (pl. premiums) 1) an amount paid for a contract of insurance. 2) a sum added to an ordinary price or other payment. 3) (before another noun ) (of a commodity) superior and more expensive. ● at a premium Cf. ↑at a premium …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 premium — [prē′mē əm] n. pl. premiums [L praemium, reward, recompense < prae , before + emere, to take: see PRE & REDEEM] 1. a reward or prize, esp. one offered free or at a special low price as an added inducement to buy or do something; bonus 2. an… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 premium — [adj] excellent choice, exceptional, prime, select, selected, superior; concept 574 Ant. inferior, low, low class, poor premium [n] bonus, prize appreciation, boon, bounty, carrot*, dividend, extra, fee*, gravy*, guerdon, meed, percentage, perk* …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 Premĭum — (engl., abgekürzt pm.), Prämie, auf englischen Kurszetteln im Gegensatz zum damno oder discount (abgekürzt dis.) soviel wie Aufgeld, Überschuß über den Paribetrag …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 9 premium — (n.) c.1600, reward given for a specific act, from L. praemium reward, profit derived from booty, from prae before (see PRE (Cf. pre )) + emere to buy, originally to take (see EXEMPT (Cf. exempt)). Insurance sense is 1660s, from It. premio.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 premium — consideration paid for an insurance policy. Glossary of Business Terms (1) The additional payment allowed by exchange regulation for delivery of higher than required standards or grades of a commodity against a futures contract. (2) In speaking… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 11 Premium — (1) Amount paid for a bond above the par value. (2) The price of an option contract; also, in futures trading, the amount the futures price exceeds the price of the spot commodity. Related: inverted market premium payback period. Also called… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 premium — A reward for an act done. Brown v. Board of Police Com rs of City of Los Angeles, 58 Cal.App.2d 473, 136 P.2d 617, 619. See also bonus A bounty or bonus; a consideration given to invite a loan or a bargain, as the consideration paid to the… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 13 Premium — Dieser Artikel wurde aufgrund inhaltlicher und/oder formaler Mängel auf der Qualitätssicherungsseite des Portals Wirtschaft eingetragen. Du kannst helfen, indem Du die dort genannten Mängel beseitigst oder Dich an der Diskussion beteiligst. Das… …

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  • 14 premium — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 extra value/price ADJECTIVE ▪ hefty, high ▪ The company is charging a pretty hefty premium for access to their network. ▪ small ▪ additional …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 premium — pre|mi|um1 [ˈpri:miəm] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: praemium profit, reward , from emere to take, buy ] 1.) the cost of insurance, especially the amount that you pay each year ▪ insurance premiums 2.) an additional amount of money, above… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 premium — [[t]pri͟ːmiəm[/t]] ♦♦♦ premiums 1) N COUNT 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. 2) N COUNT: usu sing, oft N n A… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 premium — 01. He has expensive tastes, and will only buy [premium] cuts of meat. 02. The yearly [premium] on our house insurance has gone down slightly because we ve never made any claims on it. 03. If you buy [premium] gas for your car, it will run… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 18 premium — pre|mi|um1 [ primiəm ] noun count ** 1. ) an amount of money that you pay regularly for an insurance policy: Your monthly premium will be $50. Insurance premiums will increase again next year. 2. ) an amount of money paid in addition to the usual …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 premium — noun 1 (C) the cost of insurance, especially the amount to pay each year: Insurance premiums are set to rise again | the annual premium 2 (U) especially AmE high­octane (=good quality petrol) 3 premium quality very high quality: premium quality… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 Premium — A premium can be: * a bonus paid in addition to normal payments * a marketing term for a bundled good or service * Risk premium, the monetary difference between the guaranteed return and the possible return on an investment * Insurance premium ** …

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