Synonyms of groundwork in English:

groundwork

noun

  • I had to do the groundwork for a revolutionary new project
    preliminary work, preliminaries, preparations, preparatory measures, basic work, spadework, legwork, hard work, donkey work, hack work;
    planning, arrangements, organization, homework;
    basics, rudiments, essentials, fundamentals, underpinning, footing, foundation, cornerstone
    informal nitty-gritty, nuts and bolts, brass tacks
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