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premises Line breaks: prem|ises
Pronunciation: /ˈprɛmɪsɪz/

Definition of premises in English:

plural noun

A house or building, together with its land and outbuildings, occupied by a business or considered in an official context: the company has moved to new premises alcohol is not allowed on the premises [treated as singular]: the three had negotiated a lease for a premises in Boothstown, Manchester
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  • The Commissioners' case that the Playgroup operates as a business on the premises must therefore be based on the nature and operation of the playgroup itself.
  • The expansive lodge he built on the premises was a prefabricated building, one of the first of its kind, and was delivered to Sedgefields by train.
  • One cold morning in 1999 a carton box was found on the premises of a church building in Kabwata.
building(s), property, site, establishment, office, place
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