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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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Swinney said: ''It is part of an orchestrated softening-up campaign preparing the ground for Labour to break their commitments on education fees.
The visit, the first by a British minister in nearly 20 years, comes amidst mounting speculation that Washington and London are preparing the ground for a possible military strike on Iraq).
Scottish Courage has been preparing the ground for a rush of enthusiasm in all things Australian as the Sydney Olympics get under way next month.
Preparing the ground with well-drained topsoil and compost prior to planting will result in reduced fertilizer and water needs and a greater tolerance to cold.
Then it all began to fall apart: inflation, rising unemployment, disruptive labor disputes -- all preparing the ground for the radical free-market ideology of Margaret Thatcher and her guru, Keith Joseph.
Dr Ornath's participation in this conference proved very helpful in expanding TraceGuard's professional and commercial contacts and in preparing the ground for future collaboration.
The common objective, as stipulated by the Geneva Communique, should be the immediate cessation of armed violence by all sides and the establishment of a transitional governing body, exercising full executive powers, in charge of preparing the ground for the holding of free, fair and transparent elections, in which the whole of the Syrian people will express their democratic will.
Do the groundwork Finish preparing the ground for new autumn planting by clearing weeds and working in plenty of garden compost or rotted manure.
Yesterday, after preparing the ground, the group planted more than 50 plants, which were mainly shrubs, such as silver birch, dogwood, witchhazel and honeysuckle.
Buy garlic specially sold for planting from garden centres or seed catalogues, preparing the ground as if you were going to sow vegetables, removing any weeds and stones, applying a light dressing of fertiliser and raking the surface to a fine tilth.

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