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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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TEHRAN - Iran sees "no more room" for negotiations on the design of its Arak reactor, Tehran's nuclear chief said, refusing to give ground on a key issue in international negotiations.
It previously agreed to give ground in some areas in order to defend the overall principle of privacy.
According to diplomatic sources progress on the new agreement emerged as France and Turkey started to give ground. France softened its stance after Britain and the US agreed that the international coalition would have political oversight but that NATO would have to assume military control.
When man and nature clash along the coast, one or the other has to give ground. It won't usually be nature.
of treating the distortions in the cotton trade 'ambitiously, expeditiously and specifically'." He added: "The present rhythm of negotiations does not give ground for optimism," according to the official.
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.