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ground rule

Translation of ground rule in Spanish:


  • 1 (guiding principle)
    Example sentences
    • Before an interview, Johnson laid down the ground rule that he didn't want to talk about his Seattle days.
    • My first ground rule is always to tell the truth.
    • The ground rule on that subject would be never to make familiarity with one's earlier works necessary for enjoying or appreciating the current one.
  • 2 (US) (Sport)
    regla (feminine) de terreno or de campo
    (before noun) ground rule double
    doble (masculine) de terreno or de campo
    doble (masculine) por regla (Venezuela)
    Example sentences
    • He learned the hard way about a Wrigley Field ground rule.
    • By establishing ground rules, the playing field can be leveled for all participants.
    • Under the ground rules of the Astrodome, the ball was in play.
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