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American English: /ˈprimiəm/
British English: /ˈpriːmɪəm/

Translation of premium in Spanish:


  • 1
    also: insurance premium
    prima (feminine) de seguro
  • 2 (surcharge) to put a premium on something
    hacer hincapié en algo
    darle mucha importancia a algo
    Victorian furniture sells at a premium these days
    hoy en día los muebles victorianos están muy cotizados
    to be at a premium
    (in short supply) escasear
    (lit: above par) estar por encima de la par
    when time is at a premium
    cuando el tiempo apremia
    Example sentences
    • An indemnity bond is a premium charged by the lender and paid by the customer to insure the lender against a default in mortgage repayments by the borrower.
    • Employers in the restaurant, bar and tourist trade have been particularly vocal in querying the provisions on tips, weekend premiums and service charges.
    • Managers want to pay as small a premium to the market price as possible.
  • 3 (bonus)
    Example sentences
    • Much of the increase in the wage premium for education and skills is due to technological change that has increased demand for highly educated workers.
    • American workers who use computers command a wage premium of 15% over workers who do not.
    • In other words, the wage premium earned by the highly skilled is increasing.


  • (before noun)
    de primera
    de alta calidad
    premium grade gasoline (US)
    gasolina (feminine) súper
    bencina (feminine) súper (Andes)
    nafta (feminine) súper (Río de la Plata)
    premium price/rate
    precio (masculine) elevado
    premium product
    producto (masculine) de superior calidad
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