Definition Of groundwork

noun

preliminary or basic work.

a manned space station is needed to lay the groundwork for a colony on the moon

Example Of groundwork

  • a manned space station is needed to lay the groundwork for a colony on the moon

  • But no amount of groundwork could prepare you for the verticality of the cliffs here.

  • If you have a limited budget, you can do some preparatory groundwork yourself to cut costs.

  • It appeared students who had done their groundwork over the year were reaping the reward for their efforts.

  • It just wasn't Montreal's time, but groundwork was being laid for what was to come.


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