groundwork definition

  • noun:
    • A foundation; a basis. See Synonyms at base1.
    • the building blocks; the essential or fundamental parts that assistance or allow for the others.
    • what forms the building blocks or help of such a thing; the cornerstone; the fundamental or fundamental component; first concept.
    • what forms the building blocks of one thing; the inspiration or basis; might component, concept, or motive: made use of of both product and immaterial things.
    • least expensive support of a structure
    • preliminary planning as a basis or foundation
    • the basic assumptions where something is begun or developed or computed or explained

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