PREMISE

noun. a proposition shaping a portion of a larger argument: a statement from which a further implication is to be derived, particularly as one of a sequence of such segments generating a conclusion.

PREMISE: "The premise of your argument is faulty at best."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "PREMISE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/premise/ (accessed June 27, 2017).
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