premises

noun
ADJECTIVE
new

The company moved to new purpose-built premises in Mumbai.

suitable
bigger, larger

We are moving to larger premises next month.

existing
alternative

The congregation has been looking for alternative premises for some time.

cramped, modest
city-centre (BrE)
purpose-built
adjoining, neighbouring/neighboring
temporary
rented
private, residential
licensed, unlicensed (both BrE)

Persons under eighteen should not be served alcohol in licensed premises.

business, church, club, commercial, company, factory, hospital, hotel, industrial, office, retail, school, shop (esp. BrE)
VERB + PREMISES
enter

The police have the power to enter the premises at any time.

find
own
acquire, lease
move to
occupy, use
leave, vacate
PREPOSITION
off the premises

Police were called to escort her off the premises.

on the premises

Smoking is strictly forbidden on school premises.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • premises — prem·is·es / pre mə səz/ n pl 1: matters previously stated: as a: the preliminary part of a deed that includes a description of the real estate and that precedes the habendum b: the preliminary part of a bill in equity that states the facts,… …   Law dictionary

  • premises — prem‧is‧es [ˈpremsz] noun [plural] PROPERTY the buildings and land used by a shop, business, hotel etc: • establishments serving beers and ales brewed on the premises • business premises * * * premises UK US /ˈpremɪsɪz/ plural noun PROPERTY …   Financial and business terms

  • premises — building and grounds, 1730; see PREMISE (Cf. premise) …   Etymology dictionary

  • premises — [n] grounds and buildings bounds, campus, digs, establishment, fix, flat, hangout*, home, house, joint*, land, lay, layout, limits, neck of the woods*, office, pad, place, plant, property, real estate*, roof, scene, site, spot, terrace, turf,… …   New thesaurus

  • premises — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ a house or building, together with its land and outbuildings, occupied by a business or considered in an official context …   English terms dictionary

  • Premises — Premise Prem ise, n.; pl. {Premises}. [Written also, less properly, {premiss}.] [F. pr[ e]misse, fr. L. praemissus, p. p. of praemittere to send before; prae before + mittere to send. See {Mission}.] 1. A proposition antecedently supposed or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Premises — For other uses, see Premise Premises are land and buildings together considered as a property. This usage arose from property owners finding the word in their title deeds, where it originally correctly meant the aforementioned; what this document …   Wikipedia

  • premises — prem|is|es [ premisəz ] noun plural ** the buildings and land that a business or organization uses: The charity is hoping to move to new premises next year. on/off the premises: While on the premises, all visitors must carry some form of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • premises */*/ — UK [ˈpremɪsɪz] / US [ˈpremɪsəz] noun [plural] the buildings and land that a business or organization uses The charity is hoping to move to new premises next year. business/school/shop premises: Banks and business premises were damaged by… …   English dictionary

  • premises — n. property on the premises (to be consumed on the premises) * * * [ property ] on the premises (to be consumed on the premises) …   Combinatory dictionary

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