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1. Situated or taking place on or above the surface of the ground: aboveground nuclear testing.
2. Operating or existing within the establishment; conventional: journalistic practices unacceptable to the aboveground press.
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1. situated on or above the ground.
2. not secret, hidden; open.
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|Adj.||1.||aboveground - on or above the surface of the ground; "aboveground nuclear testing"; "surface instruments for detecting oil deposits"; "surface transportation"|
surface - on the surface; "surface materials of the moon"
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