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Meaning of “ground rules” in the English Dictionary

"ground rules" in British English

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ground rulesnoun [plural]

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

"ground rules" in American English

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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 ​organizationbases their ​behaviour: He says that one of his ​groundrules 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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