discount discount  /dɪs ˈkaʊnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
  2. (n) interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan
  3. (n) a refund of some fraction of the amount paid
  4. (n) an amount or percentage deducted
  5. (v) bar from attention or consideration
  6. (v) give a reduction in price on

Usage(s):

  1. Here a consumer electronics distributor unloads excess inventory of a single item each day at a steep discount.
  2. And the discount price tags are still at eye level, so the value message doesn't get lost.
  3. Dems accuse GOP of stiffing the needy on discounts for generic medicines.

News

  1. GSK offers discount to win UK green light for platelet drug

    LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline has finally won a green light from Britain's healthcare cost agency NICE for its platelet-boosting drug Revolade, after offering a price discount to the country's state-run healthcare service. Revolade, also known as eltrombopag, was originally rejected in 2010 by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) as not cost-effective. Draft ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Discount Event Tickets for Summer Music Festivals

    Summer is here at last, which means there’s a music festival just about every weekend, and MVMETICKETS discount event tickets to all of them. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10815738.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Discount ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL Tickets Today -

    Discount ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL Tickets Today - The "Devil Of A Good Time" Deal is Happening NOW and Ends on Sunday, June 9th!
    on June 10, 2013     Source: LA.com

Quotes

  1. "Based on our initial experience, it appears that the TAF may have overcome the two drawbacks of the discount window, in that there appears to have been little if any stigma associated with participation in the auction, and--because the Fed was able...
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: RTT News

  2. "I think he certainly had a remarkable playoffs, particularly last two rounds when he got back to forward there," Quenneville said. "I think he would rather play defense, but right now today, he'll discount that and say no way. He creates so...
    on May 23, 2010 By: Joel Quenneville Source: FOXNews

  3. "Sometimes in the middle of Christmas, Jesus is the one person who's tough to find. You can find Santa at every mall. You can find discount in every store," Huckabee said at the 25,000-stong Cornerstone Church in San Antonio on Sunday, according...
    on Dec 25, 2007 By: Mike Huckabee Source: Christian Post

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