- n. 折扣；贴现率
- vi. 贴现；打折扣出售商品
- vt. 打折扣；将…贴现；贬损；低估；忽视
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dis-, 不，非，使相反。count, 数。即没有计算在内的，折扣。
- discount (n.)
- 1620s, "abatement," alteration of 16c. French descompte, from Medieval Latin discomputus (source of Italian disconto), from discomputare (see discount (v.)). Meaning "deduction for early payment" is from 1680s; meaning "reduction in the price of goods" attested by 1837.
- discount (v.)
- 1620s, "reckon as an abatement or deduction," from Old French desconter (13c., Modern French décompter), from Medieval Latin discomputare, from dis- (see dis-) + computare "to count" (see count (v.)). Hence, "to abate, deduct" (1650s), and figurative sense "to leave out of account, disregard" (1702). Related: Discounted; discounting.
- 1. I'll sell at a discount in return for a speedy sale.
- 2. Eagle Star offers a 10% discount to the over-55s.
- 3. In 1979, Liquor Barn thrived as a discount merchandiser.
- 4. Full-time staff get a 20 per cent discount.
- 5. However, traders tended to discount the rumor.
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