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grounded

adjective uk   us   /ˈɡraʊn.dɪd/

grounded adjective (SENSIBLE)

Someone who is grounded makes good decisions and does not say or do stupid things: He's very grounded even though he has so much money.

grounded adjective (UNABLE TO MOVE)

used to describe an aircraft that is prevented from flying for some reason, or a ship that cannot move because it has hit solid ground

grounded adjective (PUNISHED)

A child or young person who is grounded is not allowed to go out as a punishment: I smashed some stuff and now I'm grounded for a week.
Translations of “grounded”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有判斷力的, 明智的,理智的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有判断力的, 明智的…
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