Meaning of “premises” in the English Dictionary

"premises" in English

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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)

"premises" in American English

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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 /ˈpremɪsɪz/ us 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.

(Definition of “premises” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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Under its provisions, traders will have to provide clear and accurate information in a timely manner and, failing that, a consumer cannot be bound by distance or off-premises contracts.
What we see at present are the consequences of sins of omission and of action on the basis of false premises.
Pressure must be brought to bear on the owners of these premises to ensure that they are taking every possible precaution to prevent their circulation.
I believe that we need this time for a suspension of the ratification process, so that we do not accumulate even more no’s on these false premises.
The police spent 13 hours at the newspaper’s premises and seized a great deal of material, although the alleged offence is only libel by a newspaper article.
In general, all contracts are covered, whether a purchase is made in a shop or at a distance, or away from the business premises.
In total, over a thousand houses were damaged, and the destruction of factories and business premises meant that many people lost their livelihoods.
Moreover, it is important to emphasize the fact that, at present, we cannot create the premises for sustainable social development if we don't have the necessary financial resources.
The integration of new technology into maritime traffic and the intensification of piracy, combined with the lack of any strict, general control, are premises underlying the problem.
There has always been a need to extend the transitional arrangements in the directive, which relates to mortgage-backed loans in respect of offices or commercial premises.