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Portuguese translation of “ground”

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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