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I like moral judgment to emerge from the reader. We are being sold a very simplistic morality by our leaders at a time when nuance and understanding are at a premium.
Hari Kunzru

Meaning of "at a premium" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AT A PREMIUM

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WHAT DOES AT A PREMIUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of at a premium in the English dictionary

The definition of at a premium in the dictionary is in great demand or of high value, usually because of scarcity. Other definition of at a premium is above par.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AT A PREMIUM

at a canter
at a discount
at a glance
at a loose end
at a loss
at a low ebb
at a pinch
at a price
at a push
at a rate of knots
at a stretch
at a venture
at a word
at all
at all times
at an end
at anchor
at any cost
at any price
at any rate

WORDS THAT END LIKE AT A PREMIUM

cadmium
chromium
coremium
didymium
encomium
epithalamium
fermium
ferrochromium
gelsemium
holmium
insurance premium
neodymium
osmium
phormium
praseodymium
premium
prooemium
share premium
superpremium
Verulamium

Synonyms and antonyms of at a premium in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AT A PREMIUM»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «at a premium» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of at a premium

Translation of «at a premium» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AT A PREMIUM

Find out the translation of at a premium to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of at a premium from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «at a premium» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

溢价
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

con una prima
570 millions of speakers

English

at a premium
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक प्रीमियम पर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بعلاوة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

с премией
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

em um prêmio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি প্রিমিয়াম এ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à une prime
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pada premium
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

mit einem Aufschlag
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

プレミアム付きで
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

프리미엄
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing premi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ở cao cấp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு பிரீமியம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रिमियमवर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Primli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ad un premio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

na wagę złota
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

з премією
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

la o primă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σε ένα ασφάλιστρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

teen ´n premie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vid en premie
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

på en premie
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of at a premium

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AT A PREMIUM»

The term «at a premium» is very widely used and occupies the 781 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AT A PREMIUM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about at a premium

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2 QUOTES WITH «AT A PREMIUM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word at a premium.
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Hari Kunzru
I like moral judgment to emerge from the reader. We are being sold a very simplistic morality by our leaders at a time when nuance and understanding are at a premium.
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Alan Moore
I think that in an increasingly virtual world, lovingly produced artefacts are at a premium.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AT A PREMIUM»

Discover the use of at a premium in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to at a premium and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Makers
ISSUING BONDS AT A PREMIUM We can illustrate the issuance of bonds at a premium by now assuming the Candlestick Inc. bonds described above sell at 102 (102% of face value) rather than at 98. The entry to record the sale is: Helpful  ...
Paul D. Kimmel, Jerry J. Weygandt, Donald E. Kieso, 2010
2
Death at a Premium: A Josie Pigeon Mystery
Her heroines sparkle as they sift through clues and stir up evidence in the darker, deadly side of suburbia.” –Mary Daheim From the Paperback edition.
Valerie Wolzien, 2007
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CORPORATE ACCOUNTING
Debentures issued at a discount, payable at a premium. 5. Debentures issued at par, payable at a premium. 1. Journal entries to be passed at the time of issue of debentures at par, payable at par. S.No. Particulars LF Debit T Credit T Bank A/c  ...
V. K. GOYAL, RUCHI GOYAL, 2012
4
Financial Accounting
Issued at a premium of 5% but redeemable at par. 4. Issued at a discount of 5% but redeemable at a premium of 10%. 5. Issued at par but redeemable at 10% premium. Entries in the Books of A Ltd. In entry no. 4, Discount Account may not be ...
Rachchh Minaxi A., 2010
5
Busi. & Corp. Law For Pe-Ii
29.7 ISSUE OF SHARES AT A PREMIUM [SECTION 78] Meaning Shares are said to be issued at a premium when they are issued at a price higher than the face value. The excess of issue price over the face value is called as the amount of ...
Tulsian
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A Textbook of Financial Accounting
When shares are redeemed at a premium Shares redeemed at a premium may fall in the either category that follow: • The shares being redeemed at a premium were originally not issued at a premium • The shares being redeemed at a ...
Daniel W. Kimuda, 1986
7
College Accounting, Chapters 1-27
L03 Account for bonds issued at a premium. AFQQQNTWF.FQRPQNPSfEWFPAT .APBFWPM. Recall that if the stated interest rate on bonds is greater than the current market rate, the bonds will sell at a premium. When bonds are issued at a  ...
James Heintz, Robert Parry, 2013
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Together with Accountancy Theory Booklet
11. Pass necessary journal entries for the redemption of 10,000, 12% Debentures of Rs. 50 each issued at par to be redeemed as follows : (a) Redeemable at a premium of 10%, by conversion into equity shares issued at par . (b) Redeemable ...
9
Annual Reports Made to the Governor of the State of Ohio, ...
Thompson Brothers, of New York, proposed to take $250,000, reimbursable July 1st, 1860, at a premium of 30 cents on each MOO—and $250; 000 reimbursable March 1st, 1861, at a premium of 51 cents on each 8100. The Norwich Savings ...
Ohio, 1859
10
Corporate Accounting
Pass the necessary journal entries in the books of the company in connection with redeemable preference shares in the following cases : (i) For payment of 2,000, 7% redeemable preference shares of Rs. 500 each at a premium of 15%,  ...
RS Singal, RK Mittal, Satish Ahuja

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AT A PREMIUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term at a premium is used in the context of the following news items.
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West Brom legend says players like Saido Berahino are 'at a premium'
“Goalscorers are at a premium now. There's not many of them about. "There's a lack of top quality finishers about and we've got one and I just ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
2
Main Street Capital Deserves A Perpetual Premium To NAV (MAIN)
Main Street Capital trades at a premium to NAV, while competitors trade around NAV or at large discounts. Some investors will believe that ... «Seeking Alpha, Jul 15»
3
Nifty July 2015 futures close at a premium of 15.60 points over spot …
Nifty July 2015 futures closed at 8537.75 on Monday at a premium of 15.60 points over spot closing of 8,522.15, while Nifty August 2015 futures ... «Mint Market Info, Jul 15»
4
Premium stationery popular for user comfort
However, as the economy recovers, more and more people themselves are buying products that are priced at a premium but have enhanced ... «The Japan News, Jul 15»
5
Sleep at a premium for show organiser Amir X
Amir X is the organiser of the Bermuda Fashion Festival's highly anticipated Hair & Beauty Show on Monday night. (Photo by Troy Jennings) ... «Royal Gazette, Jul 15»
6
Nifty July 2015 futures trade at premium to spot price
Eicher Motors July 2015 futures were at 20,381, at a premium compared with spot closing of 20,300. Kotak Mahindra Bank July 2015 futures ... «Business Standard, Jul 15»
7
Indian gold still at heavy discount, inventories keep rising
In Singapore, the premium has slipped to $1, sources said, while in Bangkok gold is at a premium of around $1 on bars direct from the refiner ... «The Bullion Desk, Jul 15»
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With fewer races points at a premium in 2015
inShare. Madison Regatta 50th Annual Souvenir Section. With fewer races points at a premium in 2015. David Campbell, Courier Staff Writer ... «Madison Courier, Jul 15»
9
MySQUAR's AIM debut starts at a premium
Shares in the Myanmar-focused social media group MySQUAR (LON:MYSQ) raced to a premium in its early trading on AIM, with shares changing hands at ... «Proactive Investors UK, Jul 15»
10
Women's World Cup: Goals at a premium
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo covers the ball after making a save against China during their Women's World Cup quarterfinal Friday in Ottawa. «Dubuque Telegraph Herald, Jun 15»

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