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ground rulesnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈɡraʊnd ˌruːlz/ us   /ˈɡraʊnd ˌruːlz/
the principles on which future behaviour is based: In all relationships a few ground rules have to be established.
(Definition of ground rules from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ground rulesplural noun

us   /ˈɡrɑʊnd ˌrulz/
the basic rules for doing something: We set very strict ground rules for the interviews.
(Definition of ground rules from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ground rules" in Business English

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ground rulesnoun [plural]

uk   us  
the rules on which a person or organization bases their behaviour: He says that one of his ground rules is to not look at businesses that are not yet making money.
(Definition of ground rules from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ground rules”
in Chinese (Simplified) 基本原则, 基本准则…
in Turkish temel esaslar, asıl ilkeler…
in Russian основные правила…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基本原則, 基本準則…
in Polish zasady…
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