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Synonyms for groundwork

that on which something immaterial, such as an argument or a charge, rests

Synonyms for groundwork

the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

preliminary preparation as a basis or foundation

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OCHA said it received reports of substantial increase in air strikes and ground fighting in parts of the Blue Nile State without figures on the rates of civilian displacement.
The Huddersfield athlete then caught Hayes with a Sangaku Gatami, closely followed by a Juji Gatami, but neither were able to secure a winning submission for Lambert, despite his superior ground fighting skills.
Tactics include Combatives, Weapon Retention, Defenses against Armed Threats, Ground Fighting, Arrest and Control, and also Searching and Handcuffing.
Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art and combat sport that focuses on grappling, especially ground fighting.
The new report by the UN linked the 12 percent drop in civilian deaths in 2012 to reduced ground fighting by the warring sides, chiefly the Taliban and U.
The two caddies then exchanged punches and fell to the ground fighting before Nitties broke them up.
The newspaper quoted unnamed defense sources as saying the United States would respond to an invasion of South Korea by North Korea primarily with massive air and sea power, leaving the ground fighting chiefly to the South Korean Army.
Eight Yemeni soldiers were also killed in ground fighting near Zinjibar, said the officials.
A New York Times/CBS News poll in July showed that 53 percent of respondents said they would favor permitting women to "join combat units, where they would be directly involved in the ground fighting.
Mike Davies who teaches the ground fighting and Ashley Wilson who teaches wrestling complete the coaching team.
Afghan police have maintained that more than 100 people - about 70 of them civilians - were killed in raids and ground fighting in two villages on Monday.
In a speech to parliament, Mr Netanyahu praised Islamic culture as "great and rich," and said Israel and moderate Arab states could find common ground fighting radical Islam and what he called the extremist regime in Tehran.
Ask the soldiers who did the ground fighting in Europe what was the most important aircraft and they will undoubtedly name the Thunderbolt P-47.
Up to 70 insurgents were killed in Afghanistan early yesterday when helicopter gunships and ground fighting repulsed an attack by about 100 rebels near the Pakistan border, officials said.
The pre-dawn ground fighting comes during the latest flare-up in a 25-year civil war analysts say neither side is winning.