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English definition of “ground plan”

ground plan

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  

ground plan noun [C usually singular] (BUILDING)

the plan that has been drawn of a buildingArchitecture

ground plan noun [C usually singular] (ACTION)

mainly US the basic plan of action for something: He doesn't have a ground plan, he just makes decisions as the need arises.Architecture
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