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English adjective: premium

1. premium having or reflecting superior quality or value

SamplesPremium gasoline at a premium price.



English noun: premium

1. premium (possession) payment for insurance

Synonymsinsurance premium

Broader (hypernym)payment

2. premium (possession) the amount that something in scarce supply is valued above its nominal value

SamplesThey paid a premium for access to water.

Broader (hypernym)economic value, value

3. premium (possession) a fee charged for exchanging currencies

Synonymsagio, agiotage, exchange premium

Broader (hypernym)charge

4. premium (possession) a prize, bonus, or award given as an inducement to purchase products, enter competitions initiated by business interests, etc.

SamplesThey encouraged customers with a premium for loyal patronage.

Broader (hypernym)award, bonus, incentive, prize

5. premium (possession) payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military


Broader (hypernym)reward

Domain categoryadministration, governance, governing, government, government activity

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