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discount house

Translation of discount house in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (American English/inglés norteamericano) (store) tienda (feminine) de saldos, tienda (feminine) de descuentos
    Example sentences
    • They are owners of the nation's largest steel works, travel agency, brick factory, discount house, auto dealership and computer software firm.
    • The night before we left on our vacation at Grand Beach Michigan, I dreamt of seeing a large maroon discount house and also a concrete bridge near an old railroad crossing.
    • It goes for a little under a hundred bucks at most discount houses and it seems like quite a bargain.
  • 2 (British English/inglés británico) [Finance] banco (masculine) de descuento
    Example sentences
    • A clearing giant differs in its structure, business activities, and orientation from a discount house or a merchant bank.
    • Prior to the outbreak of World War I in 1914 world trade was financed through real bill circulation with London acting as the discount house on a remarkably small gold base.
    • Furthermore, there would only be a limited period of time within which it would be reasonably foreseeable that a bank or discount house would rely upon a given set of audited accounts.

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