premises

/ (ˈprɛmɪsɪz) /

pl n

a piece of land together with its buildings, esp considered as a place of business
law
  1. (in a deed, etc) the matters referred to previously; the aforesaid; the foregoing
  2. the introductory part of a grant, conveyance, etc
law (in the US) the part of a bill in equity that states the names of the parties, details of the plaintiff's claims, etc

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