put (or place) a premium on


put (or place) a premium on
put (or place) a premium on
regard as particularly valuable.

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  • place a premium on — ► put (or place) a premium on regard as particularly valuable. Main Entry: ↑premium …   English terms dictionary

  • 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

  • place a premium on somebody — 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

  • put/place a premium on — 1 I place a high premium on our relationship: VALUE GREATLY, attach great/special importance to, set great store by, put a high value on. 2 the high price of oil put a premium on the coal industry: MAKE VALUABLE, make invaluable, make important.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • place a premium on — See put a premium on …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • put a premium on — To attach particular value to, to esteem highly • • • Main Entry: ↑premium * * * put (or place) a premium on regard or treat as particularly valuable or important he put a premium on peace and stability …   Useful english dictionary

  • premium — ► NOUN (pl. premiums) 1) an amount paid for a contract of insurance. 2) a sum added to an ordinary price or other payment. 3) (before another noun ) (of a commodity) superior and more expensive. ● at a premium Cf. ↑at a premium …   English terms dictionary

  • put a premium on — ► put (or place) a premium on regard as particularly valuable. Main Entry: ↑premium …   English terms dictionary

  • premium — noun (plural premiums) 1》 an amount paid for a contract of insurance. 2》 a sum added to an ordinary price, charge, or other payment.     ↘[as modifier] (of a commodity) superior and more expensive. 3》 something given as a reward or incentive.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • 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


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