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premise
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Oliver Twist
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  • Taking the bread under his arm, the young gentlman turned into a small public-house, and led the way to a tap-room in the rear of the premises.
  • With these words, the beadle strode, with a lofty and gloomy air, from the undertaker’s premises.

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  • ’We had better inspect the premises first, and examine the servants afterwards.

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as in: the premise of the argument Define
something assumed to be true that can be used to build a logical argument
as in: the premise of the story Define
something that provides context -- such as the underlying situation in a situation comedy
as in: she premised her comments by... Define
provide a preface or introduction
as in: located on the premises Define
land and buildings together -- especially of a business or organization
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