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groundshare Syllabification: ground·share
Pronunciation: /ˈɡroundˌSHer/

Definition of groundshare in English:


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(Of a sports team) share a home field with at least one other team: Plymouth Argyle rejected approaches by the Tigers to groundshare at Home Park (as noun groundsharing) there are commercial advantages to groundsharing
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  • He said keeping Coventry City afloat while groundsharing 35 miles away was the "lesser of two evils" than potentially forcing its extinction.
  • It's getting that bad I can see us groundsharing in the future!
  • Mr Fisher will outline plans to return to the Coventry area after possibly three years of groundsharing outside the city.


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An arrangement whereby two or more sports teams share a home field: a possible groundshare between York City FC and York City Knights RLFC has not been ruled out by either club
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  • The MP has previously tabled several Early Daily Motions in the House of Commons questioning Coventry's groundshare with Northampton Town.
  • The feud resulted in the club agreeing a three-year groundshare with Northampton.
  • Leyton Orient's chairman has admitted a groundshare would be an ideal solution for the Olympic stadium.

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