on the grounds that

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Definition of on the grounds that

: for the reason that : because Many critics have objected to the proposal on the grounds that it would be too costly.

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“On the grounds that.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20grounds%20that. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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