premiss

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

premiss (plural premisses)

  1. Alternative spelling of premise
    • 1863, George Eliot, Romola, Volume III, Book III, Chapter XVII, page 173
      [] that he might have no excuse for evading the test, the Franciscan declared himself willing to be a victim to this high logic, and to be burned for the sake of securing the necessary minor premiss.

Verb[edit]

premiss (third-person singular simple present premisses, present participle premissing, simple past and past participle premissed)

  1. Alternative spelling of premise

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin praemissa.

Noun[edit]

premiss m or n (definite singular premissen or premisset, indefinite plural premisser or premiss, definite plural premissene or premissa)

  1. a premise

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin praemissa, from praemittere

Noun[edit]

premiss m (definite singular premissen, indefinite plural premissar, definite plural premissane)

  1. a premise

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