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pree mee uhm

  • n  payment for insurance
  • n  the amount that something in scarce supply is valued above its nominal value
    they paid a premium for access to water
  • n  a fee charged for exchanging currencies
  • n  a prize, bonus, or award given as an inducement to purchase products, enter competitions initiated by business interests, etc.
    they encouraged customers with a premium for loyal patronage
  • n  payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military
  • s  having or reflecting superior quality or value
    premium gasoline at a premium price

  • And a lower monthly premium tends to come with a higher annual deductible.
  • The premium line is vital to Beretta's appeal, and artisanal engraving is part of the essence of the guns.
  • Many of the cards with premium fees come with some spectacular benefits, but these perks are only worth it if they are used and valued by the cardholder.
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  • Steve Ballmer in VNUNet.com
    The substantial premium reflected in our initial proposal anticipated a friendly transaction with you,wrote Ballmer. "If we are forced to take an offer directly to your shareholders, that action will have an undesirable impact on the value...
  • Carl Icahn in Sydney Morning Herald
    It is unconscionable that you have not allowed your shareholders to choose to accept an offer that represented a 72 percent premium over Yahoo's closing price of 19.18 US dollars on the day before the initial Microsoft offer,Icahn said in the...
  • Ulrich Bez in Autocar
    Like other premium car brands, Aston Martin has been forced to take action to respond to the unprecedented downturn in the global economy,said CEO Ulrich Bez. "These are regrettable but necessary measures in the extraordinary market...

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