discount house


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discount house

n
1. (Banking & Finance) chiefly Brit a financial organization engaged in discounting bills of exchange, etc on a large scale primarily by borrowing call money from commercial banks
2. (Commerce) chiefly US another name for discount store

dis′count house`


n.
a store that sells much of its merchandise at less than the usual price.
Also called dis′count store`.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.discount house - a sales outlet offering goods at a discounted pricediscount house - a sales outlet offering goods at a discounted price
mercantile establishment, outlet, retail store, sales outlet - a place of business for retailing goods
discount chain - a chain of discount stores
Translations

discount house

n
a. (Brit) (Fin) → istituto di sconto, discount house f inv
b. (Am) = discount store
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