VCR Lesson 7
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WHAT'S THE WORD?
1. A proposition offered as a basis for argument
2. In logic, each of the first two propositions in a syllogism
3. A building and its grounds
1. (used only as a legal term) to set forth beforehand, as by way of introduction or explanation
comes from the latin word "praemissus" which means "to send before"
a) The landscaper made sure to check the entire premises for any wild animal habitats before he began planting the trees.
b) The teacher tried to premise her argument on details that were not yet accepted as true.
c) The policeman's premise of the illegal activity was based on the well known dangerous history of the alleged perpetrator.
d) The premise that students will obey rules to avoid punishments is based on statistics regarding human behavior.