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premisesnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈprem.ɪ.sɪz/  us   /ˈprem.ɪ.sɪz/
C1 the land and buildings owned by someone, especially by a company or organization: The company is relocating to new premises. There is no smoking allowed anywhere on school premises. The ice cream is made on the premises (= in the building where it is sold). The security guards escorted the protesters off (= away from) the premises.

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(Definition of premises from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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premisesplural noun

 us   /ˈprem·ə·sɪz/
a house or other building and the land on which it is built: The bread sold here is baked on the premises.
(Definition of premises from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"premises" in Business English

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premisesplural noun

uk   us   /ˈpremɪsɪz/ PROPERTY
the buildings and land owned or used by someone, especially by a company or organization: Training is mainly delivered at the employer's premises.off/on the premises Everything is made right here on the premises. The new premises, staffed by a team of five, will aim to boost sales in the Chinese and Asian markets. business/commercial/company premises
(Definition of premises from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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