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Word: discount

Definition: disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost


Sentences Containing 'discount'

'To discount that bill,' said Mrs. Micawber, 'then my opinion is, that Mr. Micawber should go into the City, should take that bill into the Money Market, and should dispose of it for what he can get.
A Stochastic discount factor (SDF) is a concept in financial economics.
ALDI is a German discount supermarket chain with multiple branches in both Belgium and the Netherlands.
Although debentures can be issued at a ‘discount’, it was argued that their convertibility meant that this contravened the rule against shares being issued at a discount, now found in CA 2006 section 580.
As this process saves the postal operator considerable effort and cost, a discount is passed to the mail producer.
But the Scotch merchants, it must be remembered, can discount their bills of exchange as easily as the English merchants; and have, besides, the additional conveniency of their cash accounts.
Currently Kings Highway is anchored by several chain stores, such as Rite-Aid, Petland Discount, and TJ Maxx, and multiple ethnic food stores.
Currently, the Interchange Fee paid to debit card issuers corresponds to 50% of the merchant discount rate.
Discount chain Woolworth's operated a store in the mall until the entire chain went under in 1997.
E-Mart is the oldest and largest discount store chain in Korea with total sales volume exceeding US$ 9.4 billion in 2009.
Hamilton acts as an alternative to Pearson and is popular with charters and discount airlines who want to avoid fees at Pearson, which is among the world's most expensive airports.
He represented to the emperor “the low condition of his treasury; that he was forced to take up money at a great discount; that exchequer bills would not circulate under nine per cent.
He went on to discount the significance of the nails for tent dwelling without "further substantial evidence and returned to a figure of "a few tens of residents, fifty at most".
Held, that even though it was not an avoidance scheme, this was caught by the no issuing shares at a discount rule.
However, we can discount the ballad's claim that Moray was the Queen's lover (hinting at a possible motive for James's complicity).
In 1690, George Sinclair of Keiss once again besieged the castle, but this time destroyed it with heavy cannon fire, though recent investigations seem to discount the cannon fire story.
In Melbourne Australia there is a shop in Swanston St called Arthur Daley's Discount Store.
In the US many insurers offer a good-grade discount to students with a good academic record and resident-student discounts to those who live away from home.
Ingstad Radio Washington agreed to purchase — at a discount — more than $16 million in debt owed by Seattle-based New Northwest Broadcasters from a creditor, CIT Group.
It is the same building where Barney Pressman started his discount men’s business in 1923.
It was founded on 12 November 1993 by Shinsegae, and was the first discount retailer in South Korea.
Its members organize cooperative purchases to obtain pottery supplies, books and materials at quantity discount prices.
KRPS Rewards is a cashback and discount club which is free to join for KRPS members.
Limited amounts of merchandise set to be released for the following fall is sent to Nordstrom stores early, where it is sold at a large discount.
Many in the crowd were probably there for the standard National that was to be held the next day (those who signed up to race in the National the next day got a discount on the spectator's fee in the Pro Spectacular).
Members get a higher discount on select merchandise.
Minipreço is a discount supermarket chain in Portugal, part of the Spanish Dia which was formerly owned by the French supermarket company Carrefour.
Mobile content is any type of electronic media which is viewed or used on mobile phones, like ringtones, graphics, discount offers, games, movies, and GPS navigation.
Montgomery County's human relations law has been interpreted to not only prohibit ladies' nights, but also a "Skirt and Gown Night" where a customer is given a 50% discount for wearing a skirt or gown.
On our approaching the house where the Misses Spenlow lived, I was at such a discount in respect of my personal looks and presence of mind, that Traddles proposed a gentle stimulant in the form of a glass of ale.
Pall Mall is currently sold as a Canadian discount brand in Red (full-flavour) and Blue (light).
Penny Market XXL is a discount Romanian supermarket chain owned by Rewe Group, which also operates the Billa, Penny Market and Selgros in Romania.
Purchasers of these "stored fares" would enjoy a substantial discount.
Rona also owns discount retail banner Stedmans V and the TRU banner for indendendent hardware and building supply dealers through their ownership of TruServ Canada Incorporated.
Similar to some other mid-tier men's clothing stores such as Joseph A. Bank, Charles Tyrwhitt sells the vast majority of merchandise at significant discount from its published retail price.
The company does no after-the-fact billing of the customer, and the customer doesn't have to estimate a "future annual mileage" figure for the company to obtain a discount.
The result was a huge surplus of Libertys, sold at steep discount to private buyers.
The revised deal valued HI at an 18% discount to its net asset value.
The stochastic discount factor is sometimes referred to as the pricing kernel.
The University Section got its nickname from the section's main purpose in the 1980s and 1990s and was a discount section offered to university students in Saskatchewan.
There are numerous "ington's" nearby that would seem to discount the "Ash tree" theory as well as "Essendene".
They were able to expand quickly after the war by buying surplus ships at a discount.
Travelcards entitle the holder to a 33% discount on scheduled London River Services.
Upon visiting America to see how the discount stores over there did it, the overwhelming message was not to change the single price as customers understand it.
Various postal operators throughout the world offer discount schemes if a volume mail producer pre-sorts mail before despatch.
What is the ruinous discount which Mordecai, the broker, gets from poor Woebegone, the bankrupt, on a loan to keep Woebegone's family from starvation; what is that ruinous discount but a Fast-Fish?
Where mailing volumes are high, this discount figure can be significant to the mail producer where for example the Royal Mail in the UK will offer 18% discount to customers who pre-sort their mail into 120 'pots'.
With new store openings and acquisition of Wal-Mart Korea in 2006, E-Mart is enjoying its retail leadership in the discount store market.
``But at a tremendous discount, of course?''
``Certainly; it will only cost you a discount of 5,000 or 6,000 francs.''

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