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Translation of "ground" - English-Portuguese dictionary

ground

noun /ɡraʊnd/
the ground
B1 the surface of the earth o chão I sat down on the ground.
[no plural] the soil in an area chão, terreno The ground was soft after the rain.
B1 UK an area of land used for a particular activity campo, gramado a football ground
grounds [plural]
the land around a building terreno the grounds of the hospital Smoking is not allowed on school grounds.
grounds [plural]
a reason for doing or believing something razões, motivos I refused on the grounds that (= because) it was too risky. We have grounds to believe that you have been lying to us.
(Definition of ground noun from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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