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American English: /ˈprɛməs/
British English: /ˈprɛmɪs/

Translation of premise in Spanish:


  • 1 (Philos)
    Example sentences
    • A valid inference is one where the conclusion follows from the premiss.
    • More formally, the conclusion of a deduction follows necessarily from the premisses.
    • Such propositions appear only as premises, never as conclusions.
    Example sentences
    • It is the fundamental premise of the theory of evolution.
    • The fundamental premise of the report is that violence is both predictable and preventable.
    • The central premise of the theory is that disorder operates on honest people and on the disorderly in different ways.
  • 2
    also: premises plural
    (building, site) they've moved to new premises
    se han mudado a un nuevo local ( or a nuevas oficinas etc)
    meals are cooked on the premise
    las comidas se preparan en el mismo establecimiento
    to be consumed on/off the premises
    para consumir dentro/fuera del local
    animals may not be kept on these premises
    prohibido tener animales en este edificio
    they were escorted off the premises
    se los hizo salir del local
    licensed premises (British English)
    (establecimiento autorizado para vender bebidas alcohólicas)

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