discount rate

noun

Definition of discount rate

  1. 1 :  the interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan

  2. 2 :  the charge levied by a central bank for advances and rediscounts

Circa 1927

First Known Use of discount rate

circa 1927


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discount rate

noun

Legal Definition of discount rate

  1. 1 :  the interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan

  2. 2 :  the interest levied by the Federal Reserve for advances and rediscounts


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