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English definition of “ground”

ground

noun
 
 
/ɡraʊnd/
the ground B1 the surface of the Earth: I sat down on the ground.Geology - general words
SOIL [U] B2 the soil in an area: soft/stony groundGeology - general wordsSoil
AREA [C] B1 an area of land used for a particular purpose or activity: a football groundSurfaces on which sports take place
KNOWLEDGE [U] an area of knowledge, information, interest, or experience: He had to go over the same ground several times before I understood it.Topics and areas of interest
→ See also breeding ground, common ground, break new ground, gain/lose ground, get (sth) off the ground, stand your ground, suit sb down to the ground, be thin on the ground
(Definition of ground noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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