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premise

美国发音:['premɪs]
英国发音:['premɪs]

[n]
英语解释:a principle or statement that you consider to be true, that you base other ideas and actions on
常见翻译:住宅,房屋;庄园,庭院

statement or idea forming the basis of an argument
You argue on a certain premise if you take a statement as true and base your argument on it. 'The legal systems of some of the countries are based on the premise that no one is guilty until they are proved so�. This means that the legal systems are based on the idea that no person should be considered guilty until they are proved to be guilty. Astrology is based on the premise that certain stars and planets stand for certain qualities. That is, astrologers base their predictions on the assumptions that stars and planets stand for certain qualities.


Sentences:

The plan to establish a factory in Kansas City, for example, becomes a premise for plans in which plant location is important.
例如:堪萨斯市计划建设一家工厂,则厂址变成了各项计划的重要前提。