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noun
a foundation of common interest or comprehension, as in a social relationship or a discussion.
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Origin of common ground

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for common ground

common ground

noun
an agreed basis, accepted by both or all parties, for identifying issues in an argument
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Other Idioms and Phrases with common ground

common ground

Shared beliefs or interests, a foundation for mutual understanding. For example, The European Union is struggling to find common ground for establishing a single currency. [1920s]

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