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discount housenoun [C]

uk   us  
BANKING, FINANCE in the UK until the 1990s, a type of bank that bought and sold agreements to pay debt, such as bills of exchange, at a reduced price: The original discounting institution, a bank or discount house, for example, might well find itself short of liquidity before the bill matures.
US COMMERCE discount store
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