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common ground

shared opinions between two people or groups of people who disagree about most other subjects It seems increasingly unlikely that the two sides will find any common ground.
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common ground

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]
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Through this partnership with Convio, our nonprofit clients have access to an affordable, easy-to-use constituent relationship management system in Common Ground that can help them integrate their online and offline programs to better engage with their donors, volunteers and other constituents, as well as steward those relationships to the next level.
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The Common Ground Foundation is an organization dedicated to developing youth in underserved communities into upstanding citizens and outstanding community leaders.
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Common ground derives from the values, beliefs, attitudes, ideals, and principles that bind our nation together.
Longmuir said: "It was a very constructive meeting and I feel that we have established a lot of common ground.
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By the time the dust had settled, five Common Ground players were up on charges of distinctly un-Christian violent conduct, one of them facing an additional count of serious violent conduct.
Nearly four months after its acquisition of Convio, Blackbaud announced both that it would discontinue Convio's Common Ground and a restructuring that eliminates 51 positions.
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The non-profit Common Ground -- founded 30 years ago by Rosanne Haggerty to try to find permanent housing for chronically homeless people in Times Square -- is now launching a national campaign that some think could be an important first step toward ending homelessness in America, NPR reported.
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This book is a collection of conference papers seeking common ground between Calvin and Catholicism to facilitate present-day academic discussions.