Ground

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Ground

A customary unit of area approximately equivalent to 203 square meters. It is used in real estate transactions in some parts of India.
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I will never give ground on keeping our UK together.
Both sides have had to give ground, which is what has to be done.
So Obama could have decided to make a tactical retreat before Obama's offensive and give ground until the right time comes for the US president's final showdown with the Jewish state, Naoum said.
Marc and Betty (America Ferrera, above) compete for a place on a prestigious course for young editors, but only one position is available and neither wants to give ground.
The British champion, whose capacity for taking body punches had been suspect, stood up to them without flinching, and two or three occasions that there were toe-totoe exchanges of blows, it was always Robinson who was first to give ground.
Washington has proposed cutting $2bn of subsidies paid to US farmers in return for which emerging economies will be required to give ground on allowing greater access to their markets.
Progress has been made in recent months on agricultural goods after the US hinted it would give ground on farm subsidies.
GORDON Brown piled pressure on France yesterday to give ground on European farm subsidies.
WASHINGTON -- A new weapons carrier that has already proved itself under fire in Iraq will give ground troops a more mobile platform for firing rockets and missiles when it's fielded to operational units beginning this spring.
Nevertheless, Schalke refuse to give ground to Felix Magath's men, and they won 2-0 at Bochum thanks to goals from dependable Brazilian forwards Ailton and Lincoln.
Negotiations began in July 2002 and both sides were unwilling to give ground.
The hands (palms) are extended with the arms nearly locked out, and the blockers give ground grudgingly as they retreat.