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  • n. Plural form of groundbreaking.

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Examples

  • It's a shame, but many stick to public functions of a much different nature, such as groundbreakings for significant projects in their district.

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  • New-home sales are less than a quarter of their peak six years ago, and groundbreakings for single-family homes in October were down from a year earlier.

    Jobless Claims Climb Back Over 400,000

  • They also provide opportunities for groundbreakings, ribbon cuttings, and whatever intermediate celebrations can be squeezed out of a capital project.

    Henry J. Stern: Paradise Lost

  • ÂThey also provide opportunities for groundbreakings, ribbon cuttings, and whatever intermediate celebrations can be squeezed out of a capital project.

    Henry J. Stern: Paradise Lost

  • It was still unclear if Kate, a college graduate who might wish to pursue a career of her own, would be happy to give up her own identity for a life of groundbreakings, tree plantings, wreath layings, ribbon cuttings, and endless walkabouts.

    William and Kate

  • In a city of often drab bureaucrats, Graham is an outsize persona, handshaking and schmoozing his way through ribbon cuttings and groundbreakings, spitting out e-mails containing announcements and crime updates, each bearing his signature sign off, "Bests, Jim."

    D.C. Council incumbent Jim Graham deflects opponents' brickbats by citing record

  • Permits for single-family homes slid 3.2 percent, implying that groundbreakings on single-family homes could drop again in June.

    Home construction sinks 5 percent in June

  • Within that multifamily category, groundbreakings of homes with five or more units were 17.6% higher.

    Housing Starts, Industrial Output Rose in January

  • Within that multi-family category, groundbreakings of homes with five or more units were down by 19.3%.

    Housing Starts Decline

  • Gray responded, "Actually, I show up to these groundbreakings to see how many of these projects you take credit for which you had absolutely nothing to do with."

    Fenty and Gray brawl at Ward 4 forum

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