ground rule

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(baseball) a special rule (as in baseball) dealing with situations that arise due to the nature of the playing grounds

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Allow group members to agree on how chores will be done around camp, who will do them, and what the ground rules will be.
To prevent this from happening, each requires ground rules so that promising ideas are protected until they can stand on their own.
A community that says, regardless of what happens in the rest of the world, that it can never again change its ground rules, that community simply can't survive.
The ground rules will be set in writing before the players leave for the Ashes in Australia this winter.
I think he is setting some ground rules for his future with Kate," the Daily Express quoted Ingrid Seward, editor-in-chief of Majesty magazine, as saying.
Oliver's mother has a change of heart and returns, but Elle isn't happy about the ground rules she lays down about getting to know her son.
However, reading that daily newspapers are grasping with the ground rules in this endeavor serves as a valuable reminder to trade publications that they need to encourage their "citizen journalists" to stay involved.
The league's general managers established the ground rules for the dispersal in a Thursday conference call.
A huge part of being successful within a corporation is managing your boss and coworkers by determining the unspoken ground rules of the company's culture.
9th, delegates adopted the ground rules for administering the Kyoto Protocol and reached agreement on text for future action.
Primarily because ID "violates the centuries-old ground rules of science by invoking and permitting supernatural causation" (p.
Recent changes in federal law have created new ground rules for corporate trade secrets, meaning that CEOs and CFOS are now open to personal liability, warns attorney R.
For instance, black parents are more likely than white parents to set ground rules regarding tobacco use for their children, and are less likely to assume that teens will inevitably experiment with smoking.
The same ground rules were set for each group, being the general rules of polite communication such as turn taking, no offensive language and respecting different opinions.
Putting It On Paper: The Ground Rules for Creating Promotional Pieces that Sell Books