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English definition of “premium-rate”

premium-rate

adjective uk   us  
describes a phone number or service that costs more to call than a normal phone number: a premium-rate number/line/service You had to call a premium-rate line to enter the contest.Expensive and luxuriousCosting too much
(Definition of premium-rate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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