Grounds

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Definition

the grounds (of a villa): the area or the space surrounding (a villa)
noun

the ground: the earth, the floor, the surface under one's feet
noun

(If the owner was rude, you have) grounds (to complain): (If the owner was impolite, you have) a good legal reason (to complain)
noun

Examples

  • "Today, I would like you each to visit the grounds of the monastery."
  • "That is absolutely NOT grounds for dismissing an application!"
  • "This can become a serious problem when we consider that candidates may have legal grounds to sue the company who interviewed them for compensation due to discrimination."

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