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English definition of “grounding”

grounding

noun
 
 
/ˈɡraʊndɪŋ/
[S] a knowledge of the basic facts about a particular subject: a grounding in sth His degree gave him a firm grounding in his field. a basic/solid/firm/good grounding
[C or U] TRANSPORT the act of preventing a ship from sailing or an aircraft from flying: The grounding of all planes on Tuesday stalled the movement of mail.
(Definition of grounding from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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