common ground

noun
Updated on: 20 Apr 2018
: a basis of mutual interest or agreement

Examples of common ground in a Sentence

  1. Hunters and environmentalists found common ground in their opposition to the new law.

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1809

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common ground

  • : something that people agree about even if they disagree about other things


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