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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
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a store that sells much of its merchandise at less than the usual price.Also called dis′count store`.
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|Noun||1.||discount 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
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