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Meaning of “premium-rate” in the English Dictionary

"premium-rate" in British English

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premium-rateadjective

uk   us  
A premium-rate ​phonenumber or ​servicecosts more to ​call than a ​normalphonenumber: a premium-rate ​number/​line/​service You had to ​call a premium-rate ​line to ​enter the ​contest.
(Definition of premium-rate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"premium rate" in Business English

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premium ratenoun [C]

uk   us   UK COMMUNICATIONS
a ​higherrate that a ​phonecompanychargescustomers for ​specialphonenumbers: Anyone who ​wants to ​respond can ​dial at ​premiumrate of around £1.50 a ​minute and ​leave a ​message.
premium-rate
adjective [before noun] (also premium rate)
The are ​contactable 12 ​hours a day, seven days a week by ​calling a premium-rate ​number.
(Definition of premium rate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “premium-rate”
in Chinese (Simplified) (电话号码或通话服务)高价的,费用高的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (電話號碼或通話服務)高價的,費用高的…
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