cash discount


noun

a term of sale by which the buyer deducts a percentage from the bill if it is paid immediately in cash or within a stipulated period by check or cash.
the amount deducted.

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Origin of cash discount

First recorded in 1915–20
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British Dictionary definitions for cash discount

cash discount

noun

a discount granted to a purchaser who pays before a stipulated date
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