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  1. premise

    • n.
      a previous statement or proposition from which another is inferred or follows as a conclusion;an assertion or proposition which forms the basis for a work or theory
    • v.
      base an argument, theory, or undertaking on;state or presuppose (something) as a premise
    • verb: premise, 3rd person present: premises, gerund or present participle: premising, past tense: premised, past participle: premised

    • noun: premise, plural noun: premises

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞

    名詞

    • 1. a previous statement or proposition from which another is inferred or follows as a conclusion if the premise is true, then the conclusion must be true
    • an assertion or proposition which forms the basis for a work or theory the fundamental premise of the report

    動詞

    • 1. base an argument, theory, or undertaking on the reforms were premised on our findings
    • state or presuppose (something) as a premise one school of thought premised that the cosmos is indestructible
    • state by way of introduction I will premise generally that I hate lecturing
    • plural
      a house or building, together with its land and outbuildings, occupied by a business or ... the company has moved to new premises alcohol is not allowed on the premises

    Oxford Dictionary

    • plural
      a house or building, together with its land and outbuildings, occupied by a business or ... business premises supplying alcoholic liquor for consumption on the premises

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈpreməs]

    美式

    • n.
      a previous statement or proposition from which another is inferred or follows as a conclusion: if the premise is true, then the conclusion must be true
    • v.
      base an argument, theory, or undertaking on: the reforms were premised on our findings

    Oxford American Dictionary