put a premium on

put a premium on
put (or place) a premium on regard as particularly valuable.
Main Entry: premium

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  • put a premium on — To attach particular value to, to esteem highly • • • Main Entry: ↑premium * * * put (or place) a premium on regard or treat as particularly valuable or important he put a premium on peace and stability …   Useful english dictionary

  • put a premium on — (something) to consider something important or valuable. Busy shoppers put a premium on finding everything they need in one big store …   New idioms dictionary

  • put a premium on — place a premium on 1) I place a high premium on our relationship Syn: value greatly, attach great/special importance to, set great store by, put a high value on 2) the high price of oil put a premium on the coal industry Syn: make valuable, make… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • put a premium on something — put a premium on (something) to consider something important or valuable. Busy shoppers put a premium on finding everything they need in one big store …   New idioms dictionary

  • put a premium on sth — ► to consider something to be very important or valuable: »The busy shopper puts a premium on finding everything in one big store. Main Entry: ↑premium …   Financial and business terms

  • put a premium on something — put/place/a premium on something phrase to believe that a particular quality or activity is very important In this school we place a premium on honesty. Thesaurus: to have an opinion or opinionssynonym Main entry: premium * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • put a premium on somebody — put/place/set a premium on sb/sth idiom to think that sb/sth is particularly important or valuable • The company places a high premium on initiative. Main entry: ↑premiumidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • premium — ► NOUN (pl. premiums) 1) an amount paid for a contract of insurance. 2) a sum added to an ordinary price or other payment. 3) (before another noun ) (of a commodity) superior and more expensive. ● at a premium Cf. ↑at a premium …   English terms dictionary

  • premium — [prē′mē əm] n. pl. premiums [L praemium, reward, recompense < prae , before + emere, to take: see PRE & REDEEM] 1. a reward or prize, esp. one offered free or at a special low price as an added inducement to buy or do something; bonus 2. an… …   English World dictionary

  • premium — consideration paid for an insurance policy. Glossary of Business Terms (1) The additional payment allowed by exchange regulation for delivery of higher than required standards or grades of a commodity against a futures contract. (2) In speaking… …   Financial and business terms

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