Definition of well grounded in English:

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well grounded


1Based on good evidence or reasons: her fears were well grounded
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  • On another campaign promise, that of aid to cities, his position is similarly well grounded.
  • So the assumption is psychologically well grounded.
  • There is need to work out well grounded, multi-faceted and sustainable long-term measures on how to handle and manage drought situations.
2Having a good training in or knowledge of a subject: boys who are well grounded in traditional academic subjects
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  • Carry on snapping I say, having checked this out with our photographers, who are pretty well grounded in the law of what can or cannot be photographed.
  • In the field of science I'm a novice, but I'm well grounded in cow care.
  • This wasn't just an argument of extremists, it was an argument of many people who were well grounded in biology.

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