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noun [countable] premium pronunciation in American English /ˈprimiəm/
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  1. 1
    an amount of money that you pay regularly for an insurance policy

    Your monthly premium will be $50.

    Insurance premiums will increase again next year.

  2. 2
    an amount of money paid in addition to the usual amount

    Customers are required to pay a premium for this cable package.

  3. 3
    business the amount by which the price of a share is higher than its original price
  4. 4
    something offered for free or at a reduced price in order to get someone to buy something else

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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