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noun plural prem·is·es \ˈpre-mə-səz\

Legal Definition of premises

  1. 1 :  matters previously stated: as a :  the preliminary part of a deed that includes a description of the real estate and that precedes the habendum b :  the preliminary part of a bill in equity that states the facts, names the wrongs, and identifies the defendants

  2. 2 :  a tract of land with its component parts (as buildings); also :  a building or part of a building usually with its appurtenances (as grounds or easements)

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to cast off or become cast off

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