a foundation of common interest or comprehension, as in a social relationship or a discussion.
an agreed basis, accepted by both or all parties, for identifying issues in an argument
Shared beliefs or interests, a foundation for mutual understanding. For example, The European Union is struggling to find common ground for establishing a single currency. [ 1920s ]
- Common hardware reference platform
- Common hepatic duct
common hepatic duct n. The part of the biliary duct system that is formed by the confluence of the right and left hepatic ducts and is joined by the cystic duct to become the common bile duct.
/ˈkɒmənˌhəʊld/ noun 1. a form of property tenure in which each flat in a multi-occupancy building is individually wholly owned and common areas are jointly owned noun in the UK, flat ownership similar to a US condominium association, where certain expenses and responsibilities are shared as a group
noun, Anatomy. 1. (def 1). noun, Anatomy. 1. Also called common iliac artery. either of two large arteries that conduct blood to the pelvis and the legs. 2. Also called external iliac artery. the outer branch of an iliac artery that becomes the femoral artery. 3. Also called hypogastric artery, internal iliac artery. the inner […]