Meaning of “grounded” in the English Dictionary

"grounded" in British English

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groundedadjective

uk /ˈɡraʊn.dɪd/ us /ˈɡraʊn.dɪd/

grounded adjective (PUNISHED)

A child or young person who is grounded is not allowed to go out as a punishment:

I stayed out til 1 am last night and now I'm grounded for a week.

(Definition of “grounded” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"grounded" in Business English

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groundedadjective

uk /ˈɡraʊndɪd/ us
be grounded in/on sth

to be based firmly on something:

The estimates of strong dividend growth are grounded on a steady recovery in the global economy.

(Definition of “grounded” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)