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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
premium /'pri:mjəm/
  • danh từ
    • phần thưởng
    • tiền thưởng
    • tiền đóng bảo hiểm
    • tiền học việc (trả ngay cho người dạy nghề)
    • tiền các đổi tiền ((cũng) premium on exchange)
    • at a premium
      • cao hơn giá qui định; (nghĩa bóng) được đánh giá cao
    • to put a premium on something
      • khuyến khích cái gì, xúi giục cái gì
Concise Dictionary
+payment for insurance
+the amount that something in scarce supply is valued above its nominal value
+a fee charged for exchanging currencies
+payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military
+having or reflecting superior quality or value
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 bonus, extra, dividend, prize, award, reward, perquisite:
In our slimming competition, a premium will be paid for each pound that you lose beyond five
2 incentive, inducement, stimulus, incitement, lure, bait, spur, goad, reward, Colloq come-on, Slang US and Canadian freebie:
Many Building Societies offer premiums to first-time buyers.
3 value, importance, regard, stock, store, appreciation:
We place a premium on the way our staff treat customers.
4 at a premium.
(a) scarce, rare, scant, scanty, sparse, hard to come by, in short supply, Colloq scarce as hen's teeth, Chiefly Brit thin on the ground:
Proficient, literate, experienced editors are at a premium these days.
(b) costly, expensive, dear, high-priced, Colloq steep, stiff:
The convertible model of this car is at a premium.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, adjective
+ noun
1 an amount of money that you pay once or regularly for an insurance policy: a monthly premium of £6.25
2 an extra payment added to the basic rate: You have to pay a high premium for express delivery. + A premium of 10% is paid out after 20 years. + He was willing to pay a premium for a house near the sea.
Idioms: at a premium
1 if sth is at a premium, there is little of it available and it is difficult to get: Space is at a premium in a one-bedroomed apartment.
2 at a higher than normal price: Shares are selling at a premium.
put / place / set a premium on sb/sth to think that sb/sth is particularly important or valuable: The company places a high premium on initiative.
+ adjective [only before noun] very high (and higher than usual); of high quality: premium prices / products
Collocation Dictionary

1 extra value/price


high | additional, extra | price


Electricity companies pay a premium for renewable energy.
| charge | place, put




at a ~
Good student accommodation is at a premium (= difficult to obtain and therefore expensive).
| ~ of
bought at a premium of 40 per cent above the current market price
| ~ on
The company places a high premium on customer loyalty.

2 payment for insurance


annual, monthly, regular | high, low
Intense competition has kept premiums low.
| insurance


pay | keep up
We're struggling to keep up our premiums.
| increase, raise
The insurance company has increased our premiums.
| cut, reduce


go up, rise | fall, go down


payment, rate


~ for
the premiums for your pension plan
| ~ on
Premiums on many cars will go up this year.

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