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English definition of “grounded”

grounded

adjective (PUNISHED)    /ˈɡraʊn.dɪd/
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 .Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
(Definition of grounded adjective (PUNISHED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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