Definition of “ground rules” - English Dictionary

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“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 ]

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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)