ground rule definition

  • noun:
    • Sports A rule governing the playing of a-game on a certain industry, program, or court.
    • a simple rule of process or behavior. Usually used in the plural.
    • A rule regarding use a particular field, course, or court.
    • the essential guidelines or criteria; whatever somebody got to know before proceeding.
    • (baseball) a unique guideline (as with baseball) coping with circumstances that arise due to the nature associated with playing reasons

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