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English definition of “ground”

ground

verb (CAUSE)    /ɡraʊnd/
be grounded in sth formal to be based firmly on something: Fiction should be grounded in reality. Most phobias are grounded in childhood experiences. → See also well groundedBeing based on or depending on something
(Definition of ground verb (CAUSE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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