premium

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin praemium (prize).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

premium (not comparable)

  1. Superior in quality; higher in price or value.
  2. (automotive) High-end; belonging to the market segment between mid-market and luxury.
    Coordinate terms: economy, luxury

Descendants[edit]

  • German: premium
  • Spanish: premium, prémium

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

premium (plural premiums or premia)

  1. A prize or award.
  2. Something offered at a reduced price as an inducement to buy something else.
  3. A bonus paid in addition to normal payments.
  4. (insurance) The amount to be paid for an insurance policy.
  5. An unusually high value.
    (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  6. (finance) The amount by which a security's value exceeds its face value.
    Antonym: discount

Usage notes[edit]

  • Premia is much less common than premiums, accounting for less than 1% of total usage in US (COCA) and in UK (BNC).

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

premium m (plural premiums)

  1. premium

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English premium

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

premium (indeclinable, predicative only)

  1. (advertising, often in compounds) premium
    Synonym: hochwertig

Declension[edit]

Indeclinable, predicative-only.

Derived terms[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • premium” in Duden online
  • premium” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin praemium (prize). Doublet of premi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [preˈmiʊm]
  • Hyphenation: pre‧mi‧um

Noun[edit]

prémium

  1. premium:
    Synonym: premi
    1. a prize, a reward.
      Synonym: hadiah
    2. a premium: money paid for e.g. an insurance.
  2. something premium (superior in quality; higher in price or value).
    Pusat Informasi Harga Pangan Strategis Nasional mencatat rata-rata harga gula pasir kualitas premium (per kg) harian di pasar modern di beberapa provinsi telah menyentuh angka Rp 14,33 ribu per kg.[1]The National Strategic Food Price Information Center noted that the average daily price of premium quality granulated sugar (per kg) in modern markets in several provinces has reach the figure of Rp. 14.33 thousand per kg.
    1. (colloquial) Pertamina's petrol or gasoline product with octane rating of 88.(Can we verify(+) this sense?)
      Pemerintah batal menghapuskan Bahan Bakar Minyak (BBM) jenis bensin dengan nilai oktan (RON) 88 alias Premium dari pasaran.[2]Government cancel the abolishment of fuel (BBM) with an octane rating (RON) of 88 or Premium from the market.
    2. (in extension) petrol, gasoline(Can we verify(+) this sense?)

References[edit]

  1. ^
    2022 April 15, Agus Dwi Darmawan, “Harga Gula Pasir Kualitas Premium di Papua Barat Rp 18.850 per Kg”, in databoks:
  2. ^
    2022 February 2, Cantika Adinda Putri, “Batal Dihapus, Bensin Premium Dibiarkan Musnah Sendiri!”, in CNBC Indonesia:

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Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English premium.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɾemjum/, [ˈpɾe.mjũm]

Adjective[edit]

premium (invariable)

  1. premium
    • 2021 April 23, Iñigo Domínguez, “La Superliga o la obsesión ‘premium’”, in El País[1], retrieved 2022-03-21:
      Nos domina hace tiempo una obsesión premium, de sentirnos en el lado caro de la historia.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • 2022 February 25, Jorge Morla, “¿Quién controlará la publicidad en el metaverso?”, in El País[2]:
      ¿Y cuántas quejas de usuarios hay por el reciente aumento de anuncios en Youtube (aumento que se puede combatir suscribiéndose a la versión premium de la plataforma)?
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Usage notes[edit]

According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.