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Significado de “premise” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "premise" - Diccionario Inglés

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premisenoun [C]

uk   /ˈprem.ɪs/  us   /ˈprem.ɪs/
an idea or theory on which a statement or action is based: [+ that] They had started with the premise that all men are created equal. The research project is based on the premise stated earlier.

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premiseverb [T]

uk   /prɪˈmaɪz/ /ˈprem.ɪs/  us   /prɪˈmaɪz/  /ˈprem.ɪs/ formal
(Definition of premise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "premise" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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premisenoun [C]

 us   /ˈprem·ɪs/
an idea or theory on which a statement or action is based: [+ that clause] We don’t accept the premise that cutting taxes will necessarily lead to increased economic productivity.
(Definition of premise from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
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by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

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