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premise
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • ’Well, we haven’t had a chance to get premises yet,’ said Fred, dropping his voice even lower as Mrs Weasley mopped her brow with her scarf before returning to the attack, ’so we’re running it as a mail-order service at the moment.
  • But I’m sure she won’t, I mean, if it’s really true they’ve got premises in Diagon Alley, they must have been planning this for ages.’

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  • Our new premises!
  • Our new premises!
  • ’Yeah, but that’s another thing, how did they get premises?’ said Ron, hitting his teacup so hard with his wand that its legs collapsed again and it lay twitching before him.
  • It seemed she had crept out of the hospital wing during dinnertime, evidently hoping to depart undetected, but unfortunately for her, she met Peeves on the way, who seized his last chance to do as Fred had instructed, and chased her gleefully from the premises whacking her alternately with a walking stick and a sock full of chalk.
  • You’re going to need all the ingredients and materials — and premises too, I suppose…" Harry did not look at the twins.

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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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