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grounding

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgroundingground‧ing /ˈɡraʊndɪŋ/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [singular]TEACH a training in the basic parts of a subject or skillgrounding in 🔊 A basic grounding in math is essential for the economics course.get/have a grounding in something 🔊 Applicants must have a good grounding in human resources management.a good/thorough/solid etc grounding 🔊 The aim of the course is to give students a thorough grounding in English pronunciation.2 [countable] American EnglishFORBID a punishment for a child’s bad behaviour in which they are not allowed to go out with their friends for a period of time3 [countable, uncountable] the process of officially stopping an aircraft from flying, especially because it is not safe to fly4 [uncountable] when someone knows what their own character is like and understands what is really important and what is not 🔊 a sense of grounding
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groundingI had had quite a grounding in this at the City Temple.Coursework gives a solid conceptual grounding introducing major themes from economics, sociology, history and business management.Perhaps this inference, given its grounding in pupil, not teacher data, is a tendentious one.Accordingly, some theoretical and methodological grounding for this transformation needs to be provided.The special status they have is not one which needs grounding or justification.It aims to give writers and art directors a thorough grounding of the advertising business and valuable first-hand experience.Applicants for postgraduate study should have a thorough grounding in economics, preferably at the Master's level.Thus Hans Sloane began the thorough grounding on which he was to build his successful career.a good/thorough/solid etc groundingIt aims to give writers and art directors a thorough grounding of the advertising business and valuable first-hand experience.But he's got a good grounding because he knows about dangers.Applicants for postgraduate study should have a thorough grounding in economics, preferably at the Master's level.This, he says, gave him a good grounding.Every child needs a good grounding in science and technology.The first and second years of the course give students a thorough grounding in basic musicianship and develop their practical skills.
From Longman Business Dictionarygroundingground‧ing /ˈgraʊndɪŋ/ noun [singular] training in the basic knowledge of a subject or skillgrounding inApplicants should have a basic grounding in the techniques of research.This course provides a good grounding in the management side of distribution.
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