(n.) = assumption ; premise. Ex: Also, in controlled indexing language data bases, there is often an assumption that a user will be prepared to chase strings of references or to consult a sometimes complex thesaurus. Ex: The main premises and conclusions of the final report of the study are discussed below. ---- * basarse en la premisa de que = rest on/upon + the assumption that ; start from + the premise that ; build on + the premise that. * basarse en una premisa = base on + a premise ; base upon + assumption ; premise upon + assumption ; assumption + undergird. * partir de la premisa de que = start from + the premise that ; build on + the premise that. * partir de una premisa = base upon + assumption ; assumption + undergird. * premisas = background.