Definition of 'premise'
Example sentences containing 'premise'
Some churches are very happy to have their premises used by groups.Working with Teenagers (1994)
Many of them work in partnerships and own their business premises jointly.Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Working with Teenagers (1994)
Investigators also found that the cleaning products used on the premises were not effective against the norovirus.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Taken together they comprise a powerful antidote to a work of dubious premises and socially alarming predictions.The Bell Curve Wars: Race, Intelligence, and the Future of America (1995) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
My husband wants to take this within the next year and let his business premises to supplement the income.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He was a solicitor and was using my room as a temporary convenience until his new premises were ready.The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The film's premise serves no purpose.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The premises must also have a suitable design and layout, and measures must be in place to ensure its security.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The judge below had said that the claimant was on the premises for the purpose of using the machine which was the cause of his accident.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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