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English definition of “ground”


verb [T] (PUNISH)    /ɡraʊnd/
to forbid (= refuse to allow ) a child or young person from going out as a punishment : My parents have grounded me for a week .Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
(Definition of ground verb (PUNISH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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