premium

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See also: prémium

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin praemium (prize).

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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

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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.
  6. (finance) The amount by which a security's value exceeds its face value.

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  • 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

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

premium or prémium

  1. premium:
    Synonym: premi
    1. A prize, a reward.
      Synonym: hadiah
    2. A premium, money paid for e.g. an insurance.
  2. Something superior in quality; higher in price or value.
    1. (colloquial) Pertamina's petrol or gasoline product with octane rating of 88.
    2. (in extension) petrol, gasoline

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

premium (invariable)

  1. premium