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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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'The bourse touched a high of +100 points but soon lost ground, hitting a low of -459 points as pressure was seen on financial, cement and exploration and production stocks,' he said.
Investors opted to book profit in the cement sector where major players lost ground.
THE pound lost ground last night after key officials from the Bank of England failed to give any clues on whether they would join growing calls for an interest rate hike at the next Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting.
Deutsche Bank (NYSE: DB) has made changes to its investment banking operations to regain lost ground.
Summary: The Tunisian dinar has again lost ground against the euro, from 2.4650 TD to 2.4750 TD.
The U.K.'s main opposition Labour Party lost ground in regional and local elections, especially in Scotland.
Formartine lost ground but stayed second in the table after being held to a 2-2 draw away to Clach.
RORY McILROY broke 70 on the PGA Tour for the first time this year but still lost ground on leader Morgan Hoffman at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Old Boys Division, Old Xaverians lost ground after they were surprisingly In the Second Division, Old Xaverians lost ground after they were surprisingly beaten 2-1 at home by an improving Quarry Bank which allowed Liobians to steal one point ahead at the top of the table as a result of a comprehensive 6-0 triumph at third-from-bottom Kingsford.
Summary: Iraqi security forces backed by tanks begin attacking militant-held areas after of authorities lost ground to militants.
LONDON'S leading index lost ground yesterday, ending the trading session down 104 points at 6483.
Shares lost ground sharply in New York on Tuesday on growing pessimism about the outlook for corporate earnings.