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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of premise.
  • adjective Having a (specified) premise

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Examples

  • The argument of changed circumstances for consideration of the fraud issue is premised on a somewhat idealized view of the legal system, i.e., in theory, a policy holder that is canceled because of alleged fraud should prevail because there is a factual basis for presuming the failure to inform was unintentional.

    Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » Just do it

  • The trades seemed premised on anxieties over tighter discretionary spending, driven by higher oil, Interactive Brokers equity options analyst Caitlin Duffy wrote in a client report.

    Libya Worries Hit Options on U.S. Oil Fund

  • "It appears that the government intends to offer a circumstantial case, premised on the timing of alleged telephone calls between the two men and trades that Rajaratnam caused the hedge funds he managed to execute," said Gary Naftalis, Mr. Gupta's lawyer, in court papers.

    Gupta Asks to Bar Wiretaps

  • The argument of changed circumstances for consideration of the fraud issue is premised on a somewhat idealized view of the legal system, i.e., in theory, a policy holder that is canceled because of alleged fraud should prevail because there is a factual basis for presuming the failure to inform was unintentional.

    Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » Just do it

  • Mr. Sata had premised his campaigns on populist promises such as improving miners' conditions.

    Zambia Miners Warn of More Strikes

  • The release was premised on a prognosis that Mr. Megrahi had just three months to live; he is still alive, nearly 30 months later.

    Scottish Leader to Make the Case for Autonomy

  • Of course, Cameron's "big society" is premised on such a myth.

    Letters: Ed Miliband listened – what did he learn?

  • There certainly seems no sign of the comprehensive global deal on which all these policies were premised.

    Let Them Eat Carbon

  • A big chunk of those sales projections, however, is premised on the drug also receiving approval in the U.S. and Europe for the prevention of stroke in people with a heart-rhythm disorder known as atrial fibrillation.

    E.U. Approves Blood Thinner From Bristol-Myers, Pfizer

  • For too long (in the shade of Plato), our schooling system has been premised on the distinction between "gold" (ie academic) pupils, "silver" (ie technical) and bronze (ie the rest).

    Education: let's celebrate both academic and vocational learning | the big issue

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