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"Legal" is an adjective which is often translated as "legal", and "premises" is a plural noun which is often translated as "las instalaciones". Learn more about the difference between "legal" and "premises" below.
legal(
li
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guhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (lawful)
a. legal
The medicinal use of cannabis is legal in Canada.En Canadá es legal el uso medicinal de la marihuana.
2. (concerning the law)
a. jurídico
Legal texts have a language of their own.Los textos jurídicos tienen un lenguaje propio.
b. legal
They started a legal battle for the custody of their children that would last for several months.Entablaron una batalla legal por la custodia de sus hijos que duraría varios meses.
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premises(
preh
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mih
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sihz
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (place)
a. las instalaciones
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Smoking is prohibited on the school premises.Está prohibido fumar en las instalaciones escolares.
b. el local
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The inspector fined the bar for having too many people on the premises.El inspector multó al bar por tener demasiada gente en el local.
c. el establecimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The manager of the restaurant told Tony that he was no longer welcome on the premises.El gerente del restaurante le dijo a Tony que ya no era bienvenido en el establecimiento.
d. el edificio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There are several full-time interpreters who work on the premises.Hay varios intérpretes de tiempo completo que trabajan en el edificio.
premise
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (basis)
a. la premisa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The professor exposed the faulty premise of the student's argument.El profesor expuso la premisa incorrecta del argumento del estudiante.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to assume)
a. partir de la premisa
The researcher had premised his work on false suppositions.El trabajo del investigador había partido de premisas falsas.
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