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the ground floornoun [S]

uk   /ˌɡraʊnd ˈflɔːr/  us   /ˌɡraʊnd ˈflɔːr/ UK (US usually first floor)
B1 the ​floor of a ​building that is at the same ​level as the ​groundoutside: My ​office is on the ​groundfloor.

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ground-floor
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌɡraʊndˈflɔːr/  us   /-ˈflɔːr/
a ground-floor ​office
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