Definition of prepare the ground in English:

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prepare the ground

Make it easier for something to occur or be developed: these measures prepared the ground for further reform
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  • Several developments helped prepare the ground for this achievement.
  • It is a means of preparing the ground for enhancing personal development and contributes to partnership between an individual and the employing organisation.
  • In preparing the ground for such a development, an examination of the central lessons of the miners' strike is of vital importance.
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