lay the groundwork/foundation

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Definition of lay the groundwork/foundation

: to provide the right conditions We are laying the groundwork/foundation for additional research.

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“Lay the groundwork/foundation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lay%20the%20groundwork%2Ffoundation. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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