Definition of ground rule
- ground rules for selecting a superintendent
- —Amer. School Board Jour.
before the debate begins, let's lay out some ground rules
: a basic rule about what should be done in a particular situation, event, etc.
sports : a special rule about how a game is played on a particular field, court, or course
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