dis|count|er

dis|count|er
dis|count|er «DIHS kown tuhr», noun.
1. a merchant who sells goods at a discount: »

The discounters claim to offer cut-rate prices through low markups and high volume (Wall Street Journal).

2. = discount house. (Cf.discount house)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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