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premise
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The Fountainhead
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  • This leads us to a corollary of astronomical importance: to the unconditional acceptance of the premise that ’absence’ is superior to ’presence.’
  • That’s your minor premise.

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  • Your major premise, however, is: he’s a dangerous kind of man.

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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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