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  • 1 DISCOUNT — DISCOU Pratiquent le discount (le discompte, selon la terminologie française actuelle) les magasins qui, dans le commerce de détail, vendent à des prix inférieurs à ceux des autres détaillants des articles qui font l’objet d’une publicité.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 discount — dis·count 1 / dis ˌkau̇nt/ n: a reduction made from the gross amount or value of something: as a: a reduction made from a regular or list price or a proportionate deduction from a debt account usu. made for prompt payment or for payment in cash b …

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  • 3 Discount — Dis count , n. [Cf. F. d[ e]compte. See {Discount}, v. t.] 1. A counting off or deduction made from a gross sum on any account whatever; an allowance upon an account, debt, demand, price asked, and the like; something taken or deducted. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Discount — Dis count (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discounted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discounting}.] [OF. desconter, descompter, to deduct, F. d[ e]compter to discount; pref. des (L. dis ) + conter, compter. See {Count}, v.] 1. To deduct from an account, debt,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 discount — [n] reduction in cost abatement, allowance, commission, concession, cut, cut rate, decrease, deduction, depreciation, diminution, drawback, exemption, knock off*, markdown, modification, percentage, premium, qualification, rebate, remission,… …

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  • 6 Discount — Dis count (?; 277), v. i. To lend, or make a practice of lending, money, abating the discount; as, the discount for sixty or ninety days. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 discount — ► NOUN ▪ a deduction from the usual cost of something. ► VERB 1) deduct a discount from (the usual price of something). 2) disregard as lacking credibility or significance. 3) Finance buy or sell (a bill of exchange) before its due date at a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 discount — or discount rate [dis′kount΄; ] for v., also [ dis kount′] n. [< OFr desconter, to count off < ML discomputare: see DIS & COMPUTE] 1. a) a reduction from a usual or list price b) a deduction from a debt, allowed for paying promptly or in… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Discount — can refer to: Discounts and allowances: reductions to a basic price of goods or services; Discounting: a financial mechanism in which a debtor obtains the right to delay payments to a creditor; Discount (band): a punk rock band that formed in… …

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  • 10 discount — [DISCÁUNT] s. n. reducere de preţ pentru un cumpărător anumit, în anumite condiţii de achiziţionare a mărfii. (< engl. discount) Trimis de raduborza, 15.08.2008. Sursa: MDN …

    Dicționar Român

  • 11 discount — / diskaʊnt/, it. /di skaunt/ s. ingl. (propr. sconto ), usato in ital. al masch. (comm.) [pubblico esercizio che vende beni di consumo in grandi quantità e a prezzi scontati] ▶◀ ‖ ipermercato, supermarket, supermercato …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 12 discount — (n.) 1620s, alteration of 16c. Fr. descompte, from M.L. discomputus (Cf. It. disconto), from dis (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + computare to count (see COUNT (Cf. count) (v.)). The verb is attested from 1620s, from Fr. décompter, from O.Fr. desconter.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 discount — *deduction, rebate, abatement …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 discount — is pronounced with stress on the first syllable as a noun, and with stress on the second syllable as a verb …

    Modern English usage

  • 15 discount — a deduction made from the normal cost or purchase price. Glossary of Business Terms 1) Quality differences between those standards set for some futures contracts and the quality of the delivered goods. If inferior goods are tendered for delivery …

    Financial and business terms

  • 16 Discount — Referring to the selling price of a bond, a price below its par value. Related: premium. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. discount dis‧count 1 [ˈdɪskaʊnt] noun [countable] 1. COMMERCE a reduction in the cost of goods or services… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 17 discount — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, deep (esp. AmE), generous, good, large, significant, steep (esp. AmE), substantial ▪ huge …

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  • 18 Discount — Als Discounter (von engl. discount = Preisnachlass, Rabatt), Discounthäuser oder Discounthandel bezeichnet man Unternehmen des stationären Einzelhandels, die sich tendenziell durch ein relativ schmales und flaches Warensortiment, einfache… …

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  • 19 discount — In a general sense, an allowance or deduction made from a gross sum on any account whatever. In a more limited and technical sense, the taking of interest in advance. A deduction from an original price or debt, allowed for paying promptly or in… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20 discount — In a general sense, an allowance or deduction made from a gross sum on any account whatever. In a more limited and technical sense, the taking of interest in advance. A deduction from an original price or debt, allowed for paying promptly or in… …

    Black's law dictionary