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Discount : noun : percentage by which a full price is reduced to a buyer by the seller

  • To give a discount on bulk purchases

  • To sell goods at a discount

  • At a discount price = to sell goods below the normal price

  • Basic Discount = normal discount without extra percentages
  • We give 25% as a basic discount, but can add 5% for cash payment.

  • Quantity Discount = discount given to people who buy large quantities
  • 10% discount for quantity purchases = you pay 10% less if you buy a large quantity.

  • 10% discount for cash or 10% cash discount = you pay 10% less if you pay in cash.

  • Trade Discount = discount given to a customer in the same trade

    Discount House = financial company which specializes in discounting bills

    Discount House = shop which specializes in selling cheap goods bought at a high discount

    Discount Rate = percentage taken when a bank buys bills

    Discount Store = shop which specializes in cheap goods bought at a high discount

    Discount : noun : shares which stand at a discount = shares which are lower in price than their face value

    Discount : verb : to reduce prices to increase sales
  • To discount bills of exchange = to buy bills of exchange for less than the value written on them in order to cash them later

  • Shares are discounting a rise in the dollar = shares have risen in advance of a rise in the dollar price

  • Discounted Cash Flow = calculating the forecast return on capital investment in current terms with reductions for current interest rates

    Discounted Value = difference between the filled value of a share and its lower market price

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