on the premises

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of on the premises

:inside a building or on the area of land that it is on
  • The hotel has a restaurant on the premises.
  • No smoking is allowed on the premises.

Word by Word Definitions

premise play premises
  1. : a proposition antecedently supposed or proved as a basis of argument or inference

  2. : something assumed or taken for granted : presupposition

  3. : matters previously stated

  1. : to set forth beforehand as an introduction or a postulate

  2. : to offer as a premise in an argument

  3. : postulate


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