aboveground

adjective above·ground \ ə-ˈbəv-ˌgrau̇nd \

Definition of aboveground

1 : located or occurring on or above the surface of the ground
2 : existing, produced, or published by or within the establishment
  • aboveground movies

aboveground

adverb

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First Known Use of aboveground

14th century


ABOVEGROUND Defined for English Language Learners

aboveground

adjective

Definition of aboveground for English Language Learners

  • : located or occurring above the ground



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