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  • at a premium — ► at a high price or a higher price than might be expected: »We made 2.20 a share this year, and are trading at a premium on the S&P 500. at a premium to sth »Investors had bid up the bank s shares in recent weeks, because they thought a bigger… …   Financial and business terms

  • at a premium — ► at a premium 1) scarce and in demand. 2) above the usual price. Main Entry: ↑premium …   English terms dictionary

  • At A Premium — The sale of an asset or item at a price significantly above the original purchase price due to high demand, rather than appreciation. At a premium, when used to refer to the cost of an asset, can indicate its increased price and limited supply.… …   Investment dictionary

  • at a premium — 1) if something is at a premium, a lot of people want it and so it is difficult to get Space was at a premium here. 2) if someone sells something at a premium, they charge extra money for it because a lot of people want it …   English dictionary

  • at a premium — 1. not easy to get. During the negotiations, sleep was at a premium. Usage notes: usually said about something that is highly valued because it is hard to get 2. for a higher price. It s possible to get a large apartment, but only at a premium …   New idioms dictionary

  • at a premium — {adv. phr.} At a high price due to special circumstances. * /When his father died, Fred flew to Europe at a premium because he had no chance to buy a less expensive ticket./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at a premium — {adv. phr.} At a high price due to special circumstances. * /When his father died, Fred flew to Europe at a premium because he had no chance to buy a less expensive ticket./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at a premium — adverb a) Above par value. Disk space on that server is at a premium. b) At a high, or higher than expected, price …   Wiktionary

  • at\ a\ premium — adv. phr. At a high price due to special circumstances. When his father died, Fred flew to Europe at a premium because he had no chance to buy a less expensive ticket …   Словарь американских идиом

  • at a premium — back then, sugar was at a premium Syn: scarce, in great demand, hard to come by, in short supply, thin on the ground …   Thesaurus of popular words

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