- (finance) Above par value.
- At a high, or higher than expected, price.
- Scarce, in short supply.
- Disk space on that server is at a premium.
2011 January 16, Saj Chowdhury, “Sunderland 1 - 1 Newcastle”, BBC:
- Both Ameobi and Sunderland forward Darren Bent had gone close in the early exchanges but chances were at a premium thereafter.