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agio


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agio  \Ag"i*o\,  n.;  pl  {Agios}.  [It.  aggio  exchange,  discount, 
  premium,  the  same  word  as  agio  ease.  See  Ease.]  (Com.) 
  The  premium  or  percentage  on  a  better  sort  of  money  when  it 
  is  given  in  exchange  for  an  inferior  sort.  The  premium  or 
  discount  on  foreign  bills  of  exchange  is  sometimes  called 
  agio. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  agio 
  n  :  a  fee  charged  for  exchanging  currencies  [syn:  {agiotage},  {premium}, 
  {exchange  premium}] 




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