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discount in Trade topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiscountdis‧count1 /ˈdɪskaʊnt/ ●●○ S3 W3 noun [countable]  BBTCHEAPa reduction in the usual price of something10% discount/discount of 25% etc Members get a 15% discount.at a discount Employees can buy books at a discount.discount on The Young Persons Railcard gives you a discount on rail travel.offer/give somebody a discountdiscount price/fare discount airfares to Europediscount store/shop/warehouse (=a place where you can buy goods cheaply)COLLOCATIONSverbsget/receive a discountYou get a discount if you book more than ten tickets.give (somebody) a discountMany theatres give discounts to students.offer (somebody) a discountLenders may offer a discount on larger loans.ask for a discountI asked for a discount because the vase was slightly damaged.be entitled to a discount (=have the right to get a discount)Staff are entitled to a 20% discount.adjectivesa special discountSome of the hotels offer special discounts during the winter.a big/small discountIf you spend over £50, you get a big discount.a substantial/good discount (=a fairly big one)Insurance companies give substantial discounts to mature drivers.a 10%/40% etc discountThe magazine is offering readers a 15% discount on its subscription fees.discount + NOUNa discount priceYou can buy books online at discount prices.a discount fareThe bus company offers discount fares to pensioners. a discount scheme (=system for giving discounts to people)Many stores operate discount schemes for regular customers.a discount cardThe discount card entitles customers to 15% off.a discount store/shop (=selling things more cheaply than other shops)There's a lot of competition from large discount stores.
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discountIf you buy before the end of the year you can also get a 10 % discount on Farmplan accounts software.Tickets are $9, with a $2 discount for kids.There's a 30% discount on all electrical goods.Karevoll said many sellers sell properties at a loss, because they can buy a higher-priced property at a discount.The jacket comes from a discount store on Canal Street, part of a discontinued line of two-trousered suits.Workers at the store get a discount on books and records.Do you get a discount if you pay in cash?He had gone on an expedition with his little brother to a discount shopping mall in Reading, Pennsylvania.The size of a premium or discount for a currency depends on demand and supply in the forward market for it.Call our Sales Department to inquire about reseller, education, or government quantity discounts.Air UK are currently offering tickets to students at a special discount.discount store/shop/warehouseThe jacket comes from a discount store on Canal Street, part of a discontinued line of two-trousered suits.He had gone on an expedition with his little brother to a discount shopping mall in Reading, Pennsylvania.To make matters worse a discount store had opened in the area and it was selling the same beds at £140 each.Grocery and discount stores give shoppers with buyers' cards special discounts in exchange for permission to gather information on their purchases.Once the site of Seals Stadium, the eight-acre parcel was later home to a White Front discount store.The move was aimed at sponsors who did not sell through professional shops, but used discount shops and chain-stores.