ground staff

ground staff
UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "ground staff":
singular ground staff plural ground staffs
1) British the people who look after an area where sports are played
2) the people who work for an airline in an airport rather than on an aircraft: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • ground staff — ground ,staff noun count 1. ) the people who work for an AIRLINE in an airport rather than on an aircraft 2. ) BRITISH the people who look after an area where sports are played …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • ground staff — noun (C) BrE 1 the people who take care of the grass and sports equipment at a sports ground 2 the group of people who work at an airport looking after the aircraft; ground crew …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ground staff — noun : ground 5h (3) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • ground crew — n the group of people who work at an airport looking after the aircraft British Equivalent: ground staff …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ground crew — noun the crew of technicians and mechanics who service aircraft on the ground • Syn: ↑ground service crew • Hypernyms: ↑gang, ↑crew, ↑work party * * * noun : a crew of mechanics and technicians who maintain and service aircraft * * * ground… …   Useful english dictionary

  • staff — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ full time, part time ▪ permanent, temporary (esp. BrE) ▪ skeleton ▪ We ll be down to a skeleton staff over Christmas …   Collocations dictionary

  • ground — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a the surface of the earth, esp. as contrasted with the air around it. b a part of this specified in some way (low ground). 2 the substance of the earth s surface; soil, earth (stony ground; dug deep into the ground). 3 a a… …   Useful english dictionary

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