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groundwork

noun [U] uk   /ˈɡraʊnd.wɜːk/ us    /-wɝːk/
work that is done as a preparation for work that will be done later: The committee will meet today to lay the groundwork for inter-party talks next month.
Translations of “groundwork”
in Chinese (Traditional) 基礎工作, 準備工作…
in Russian основа, фундамент…
in Turkish temel çalışma, bir şeye esas teşkil edecek çalışma ve eylemler…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基础工作, 准备工作…
in Polish podwaliny…
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