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A foundation for mutual understanding: "The leaders failed to find common ground on the defensive side of this possible bargain" (McGeorge Bundy).
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an agreed basis, accepted by both or all parties, for identifying issues in an argument
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a foundation of common interest or comprehension, as in a social relationship or a discussion.
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|Noun||1.||common ground - a basis agreed to by all parties for reaching a mutual understanding|
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