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Definition of the noun premises

What does premises mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. land and the buildings on it
    • examples: bread is baked on the premises | the were evicted from the premises
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • more generic terms: land site / site = the piece of land on which something is located

Alternative definition of the noun premises

noun

  1. [plural only] land, and all the built structures on it, especially when considered as a single place.
  2. [legal] [plural only] The subject of a conveyance or deed

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Google previewDictionary of Probation and Offender Management (2013)

by Rob Canton, David Hancock

Approved premises (formerly known as probation and bail hostels) are those premises approved under s. 9 of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000. Currentlythe term appliesto 101 hostels for offenders managed by area probation ...

Google previewDictionary of Forensic Psychology (2013)

by Graham Towl, David P. Farrington, David Crighton, Gareth Hughes

Approved premises, formerly known as probation and/or bail hostels, represent controlled accommodation for offenders under the supervision of the Probation Service. Approved premises represent both a public protection measure and a ...

Google previewDictionary of World Philosophy (2013)

by A. Pablo Iannone

it requires additional premises to derive the conclusion. Some help in identifying the premises and conclusion of a given argument or inference is often provided by a logical ...

Google previewHealthcare Management Dictionary (2003)

by Annie Phillips

LIFT will own and lease premises, and it will supplement rather than replace current premises investments. It will build new premises or refurbish old ones for lease. At a local level, a LIFT venture has its funding split 50:50 between the private ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Philosophy (2009)

by Michael Proudfoot, A.R. Lacey

An inference or an argument is valid if its conclusion follows deductively from its premises. The premises maybefalse, but if they are true the conclusion must be true. An inference is invalid if it is not valid. It is contravalid ifan inference from the ...

Google previewThe SAGE Dictionary of Qualitative Inquiry (2007)

by Thomas A. Schwandt

INFERENCE To make an inference is to draw a conclusion from particular premises. Three kinds of rules or procedures for ...

Google previewLogic and Lexicon (2013)

The Semantics of the Indefinite by Manfred Pinkal

Instead of one boundary, there are now two — and accordingly, none of the B premises needs to be simply false. Three-valued logic does mitigate the inadequacies of the classical version; it is clear, however, that it cannot eliminate those ...

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All proofs rest on premises. (Aristotle)
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Scrabble value of P3R1E1M3I1S1E1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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