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English definition of “discount”


verb [T]  /dɪsˈkɑʊnt, ˈdɪs·kɑʊnt/ us  

discount verb [T] (NOT CONSIDER)

to decide that something or someone is not worth consideration or attention: He discounted fears about computer programming problems involving the year 2000 as exaggerated.

discount verb [T] (REDUCE PRICE)

to reduce the usual price for something: The airline has discounted domestic fares.
(Definition of discount verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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