The word discount is a noun. Discount means (1) the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise, (2) an amount or percentage deducted, (3) a refund of some fraction of the amount paid, (4) interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan.
Discount is also a verb that means (1) bar from attention or consideration, (2) give a reduction in price on.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word discount.
This discount store directory contains information about discount stores in virtually every state of the USA. The photograph on the home page depicts a store offering up to 70% discounts on selected styles.
Batteries convert chemical energy into electrical energy. We could hardly get through the day without batteries; they are used in items ranging from children's toys and cars to cell phones and hearing aids.
Low cost airlines have made it easier for more people to take advantage of air travel. Since the year 2000, low-cost airlines have become the norm, offering no-frills service to popular destinations.
Hotwire is an online travel agency that offers discount airfares, hotel reservations, car rentals, and vacation packages. The company is able to offer low prices because they are in contact with airlines and hotels who let them know about empty seats and unsold rooms, which Hotwire then offers at a discount. Also on the website are special deals and sign-up to receive news by email.
Outlet malls consist of a number of brand name discount stores in one location. Often large outlet malls are located outside city limits and people may travel long distances to shop at them.
The island that comprises Dutch St Maarten and French St Martin is the smallest land mass in the world to be shared by two nations. The Dutch side is noted for yellow sand beaches, exuberant nightlife, and discount shopping opportunities.
While many Caribbean islands offer citizenship for investment, the pandemic has forced some to discount their programs to find new sources of revenue as tourism tanks.
CNBC. Sunday, 02 Aug 2020 13:00:01 GMT.
DAZN is asking Canelo Alvarez for a steep discount for a fight against WBA super middleweight champion Callum Smith, which is keeping the Sept 12 matchup from being finalized, multiple sources told ESPN.
ESPN. Friday, 24 Jul 2020 13:32:04 EST.
The decision comes just four days after officials said they were not considering reimbursing the cost of canceled Tokyo trips under the troubled discount campaign.
Japan Times. Wednesday, 22 Jul 2020 02:18:57 +0900.
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