put a premium on something

put a premium on something
put a premium on (something) to consider something important or valuable.

Busy shoppers put a premium on finding everything they need in one big store.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • put a premium on something — put/place/a premium on something phrase to believe that a particular quality or activity is very important In this school we place a premium on honesty. Thesaurus: to have an opinion or opinionssynonym Main entry: premium * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • put a premium on — (something) to consider something important or valuable. Busy shoppers put a premium on finding everything they need in one big store …   New idioms dictionary

  • put a premium on sth — ► to consider something to be very important or valuable: »The busy shopper puts a premium on finding everything in one big store. Main Entry: ↑premium …   Financial and business terms

  • place a premium on something — put/place/a premium on something phrase to believe that a particular quality or activity is very important In this school we place a premium on honesty. Thesaurus: to have an opinion or opinionssynonym Main entry: premium * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • set a premium on something — put/place/set a premium on sb/sth idiom to think that sb/sth is particularly important or valuable • The company places a high premium on initiative. Main entry: ↑premiumidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • premium — consideration paid for an insurance policy. Glossary of Business Terms (1) The additional payment allowed by exchange regulation for delivery of higher than required standards or grades of a commodity against a futures contract. (2) In speaking… …   Financial and business terms

  • Premium — (1) Amount paid for a bond above the par value. (2) The price of an option contract; also, in futures trading, the amount the futures price exceeds the price of the spot commodity. Related: inverted market premium payback period. Also called… …   Financial and business terms

  • premium — [prē′mē əm] n. pl. premiums [L praemium, reward, recompense < prae , before + emere, to take: see PRE & REDEEM] 1. a reward or prize, esp. one offered free or at a special low price as an added inducement to buy or do something; bonus 2. an… …   English World dictionary

  • put — An option contract giving the buyer the right to sell something at a specified price within a certain period of time. A put is purchased in expectation of lower prices. If prices are expected to rise, a put may be sold. The seller receives the… …   Financial and business terms

  • premium — pre|mi|um1 [ primiəm ] noun count ** 1. ) an amount of money that you pay regularly for an insurance policy: Your monthly premium will be $50. Insurance premiums will increase again next year. 2. ) an amount of money paid in addition to the usual …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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