Definition of common ground noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


common ground

BrE BrE//ˌkɒmən ˈɡraʊnd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːmən ˈɡraʊnd//
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opinions, interests and aims that you share with somebody, although you may not agree with them about other things Despite our disagreements, we have been able to find some common ground. We found ourselves on common ground on the question of education. to find common ground between the two sides
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