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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. 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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  • n. A characteristic or interest shared by multiple people or systems; any belief, etc. held in common.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a basis agreed to by all parties for reaching a mutual understanding

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