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ground rules

noun [plural] uk   us  
the principles on which future behaviour is based: In all relationships a few ground rules have to be established.
Translations of “ground rules”
in Chinese (Traditional) 基本原則, 基本準則…
in Russian основные правила…
in Turkish temel esaslar, asıl ilkeler…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基本原则, 基本准则…
in Polish zasady…
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