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In British English, the floor of a building which is level with the ground is called the ground floor. The floor above it is called the first floor, the floor above that is the second floor, and so on.
In American English, the floor which is level with the ground is called the first floor, the floor above it is the second floor, and so on.
|Noun||1.||ground floor - the floor of a building that is at or nearest to the level of the ground around the building|
|2.||ground floor - becoming part of a venture at the beginning (regarded as position of advantage); "he got in on the ground floor"|
beginning - the event consisting of the start of something; "the beginning of the war"