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Meaning of "ground floor" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GROUND FLOOR

ground floor play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GROUND FLOOR

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Ground floor is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GROUND FLOOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ground Floor

Ground Floor is an American comedy series created by Bill Lawrence and Greg Malins, that premiered on November 14, 2013, on TBS. The series stars Skylar Astin, Briga Heelan, Rory Scovel and John C. McGinley, and follows Brody, a successful banker who falls for Jenny, an intelligent maintenance supervisor, who works in the same building.

Definition of ground floor in the English dictionary

The definition of ground floor in the dictionary is the floor of a building level or almost level with the ground.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GROUND FLOOR

ground bug
ground cherry
ground cloth
ground colour
ground control
ground cover
ground crew
ground effect
ground elder
ground engineer
ground force
ground frost
ground game
ground glass
ground ice
ground ivy
ground layer
ground level
ground loop
ground pine

WORDS THAT END LIKE GROUND FLOOR

dance floor
dirt floor
factory floor
first floor
first-floor
floor
forest floor
get in on the ground floor
ground-floor
pelvic floor
quarry-tiled floor
sea floor
second floor
shop floor
subfloor
take the floor
third floor
to end up on the cutting room floor
top floor
trading floor
underfloor

Synonyms and antonyms of ground floor in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «ground floor» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GROUND FLOOR

Find out the translation of ground floor to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ground floor from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ground floor» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

第一层
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

planta baja
570 millions of speakers

English

ground floor
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भूतल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الدَوْر الأَرْضِي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

первый этаж
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

andar térreo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিচ তলা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rez-de-chaussée
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

aras bawah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Erdgeschoss
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

一階
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

1층
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

lantai ngisor
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tầng trệt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தரை தளம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तळमजला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

zemin kat
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pianoterra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

parter
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

перший поверх
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

parter
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ισόγειο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

grondvloer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bottenvåning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

første etasje
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ground floor

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GROUND FLOOR»

The term «ground floor» is very widely used and occupies the 14.480 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GROUND FLOOR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ground floor

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GROUND FLOOR»

Discover the use of ground floor in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ground floor and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Peacebuilding in the Balkans: The View from the Ground Floor
Challenges the conventional wisdom that common people are merely passive recipients of peacebuilding projects.
Paula May Pickering, 2007
2
Concrete Industrial Ground Floors
This guide describes the requirements of industry for high-quality floors and relates these to the engineering solutions adopted as current working practice.
Frank R. Neal, 2002
3
Brickwork
After reading this chapter you should be able to: 1 Have a good knowledge of the Building Regulations concerning ground floor construction. 2 Understand how to prevent dampness penetrating ground floors. 3 Know what types of bricks are ...
W. G. Nash, 1988
4
Ron Bacardi Y Compania, S. A. , Administration Building ...
Archive: 5904.104 Neg: L.366-17 189 Ground-floor plan. Pencil, colored pencil ( red) on paper. 23" x37" (58.4 x 94 cm.) Dated: August 18, 1959 Archive: 5904.124 Neg: F.995-16 189 Ground-floor plan. Pencil on acetate. 24%" x 38" ( 61.6 x ...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Franz Schulze, George E. Danforth, 1992
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Egypt
12th Dynasty, reign of Amenemhat III 1843 - 1797 BC. Ground floor Gallery 16. 17. Statue of Mentuhotep Nebhepetre 1 1th Dynasty reign of Mentuhotep II 2061 - 2010 BC. Ground floor, gallery 26. 18. Wooden statue of Senusert I 12th Dynasty,  ...
‎2007
6
Geological Survey Professional Paper
The time history of north-south differential motion at the ground floor (fig. 255), computed by differencing the displacement time histories for traces 10 and 11 (fig . 249), indicates that the maximum differential motion between the west and east  ...
7
Beiträge Zur 15. Internationalen Konferenz Zu Stadtplanung, ...
All these characteristics interact with the ground floor zone, street spaces and common areas within the urban fabric of the city. The ground floor zone and surrounding open spaces establish the quality of life and are key to the image of the ...
Manfred Schrenk, 2010
8
Metric Handbook
300–400 morning and afternoon Main reception and waiting area usually ground floor but parts may be on other levels Fracture clinic to accident dept, convenient access to pharmacy, good access to medical records dept – often adjacent 16 ...
David Adler, 2007
9
Transactions of the International Astronomical Union Vol.iv
Room 10 (Ground Floor) Commission 4 Ephemerides n 11 i11 (First Floor) 12 Solar Physics n 11 11o (First Floor) 25 Stellar Photometry 106 (First Floor) 26 Double Stars n 11 1 (Ground Floor) „ 27 Variable Stars 11 n 101 (First Floor) 3i Bureau ...
10
Glacial Period
Received in the Louvre in 1797, MR 238/Ma 83 Sully Pavilion, Ground floor, Room 17. Edmé Bouchardon Sleeping faun, 1726-30 Marble, 184 cm x 142 cm x 119 cm Received in the Louvre in 1892 Richelieu Pavilion, Mezzanine, Puget Court ...
Nicolas De Crécy, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GROUND FLOOR»

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Ground Floor: Age just a number for Bistro on the River chef, owner
CEDAR RAPIDS — It may surprise some people that the owner and executive chef of Bistro on the River in Cedar Rapids is only 26 years old. «The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines, Jul 15»
2
Unique one bed ground floor apartment in Shoreham
This unique one bedroom apartment is situated on the ground floor of this modern development in Shoreham. The property, in The Old ... «Shoreham Herald, Jul 15»
3
Upper Hutt City Council's $2.3m CBD fund waits on The Mall revamp
While the The Mall's ground floor was being reshaped for a new Lincraft store, agreement on an overall multi-million development between the ... «The Dominion Post, Jul 15»
4
Firefighters battling large apartment fire on Southeast 121st Avenue
Lt. Rich Tyler, a Portland Fire & Rescue spokesman, said the fire started on the ground floor and moved through the two-story building to the ... «OregonLive.com, Jul 15»
5
Aman Tokyo Elevates The Term 'Urban Retreat'
Breakfast, lunch and dinner at the hotel cater to both Japanese and western tastes and a brand new café situated on the ground floor of the ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
6
Leeds funeral firm fighting gym boss's booze licence bid
The Co-operative Funeralcare, which operates a funeral home directly below the gym on the ground floor of the building, is opposing the ... «Yorkshire Evening Post, Jul 15»
7
State takes no position on who owns valuable synagogue bells
... the nation's oldest, in Newport, R.I. Women attend synagogue seated on the second floor while men take their places on the ground floor. «WPRI 12 Eyewitness News, Jul 15»
8
Pendower Hall nets Newcastle City Council £815000 after it is sold …
On the ground floor are a number of large formal high ceiling reception rooms including a panelled library, a billiard room, as well as numerous ... «ChronicleLive, Jul 15»
9
Code Computerlove signs up to Sevendale House
Work involved a complete refurbishment of the ground floor reception and five upper office floors, providing Grade A space, in typical floor ... «Manchester Evening News, Jul 15»
10
Abutters appeal Rantoul permit
Five stories tall, the project would include two retail spaces on the ground floor with the upper levels designed to accommodate 34 ... «The Salem News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ground floor [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ground-floor>. Nov 2020 ».
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