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Opinions or interests shared by each of two or more parties:‘artists from different cultural backgrounds found common ground’
- ‘White and Robeson share further common ground in that both have played Othello.’
- ‘What's interesting is that all these women can read the same magazine and find some common ground.’
- ‘The common ground we all share is our concern for the well-being of the children in our care.’
- ‘Let me report just a little bit about some common ground that has begun to emerge in my hometown.’
- ‘It assumes a multiplicity of class views, not just one class view though there may be much common ground.’
- ‘In the main you can usually find common ground with people and establish a decent relationship.’
- ‘They show what could be achieved when organisations share their objectives and find common ground.’
- ‘I'm only on the first chapter, but it's interesting how much common ground we have.’
- ‘Shadia smiled at the two, glad that they had found some common ground on which to grow a friendship.’
- ‘The common ground between the three parties is one of democratic reform.’
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