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green space Syllabification: green space

Definition of green space in English:


An area of grass, trees, or other vegetation set apart for recreational or aesthetic purposes in an otherwise urban environment.
Example sentences
  • The survey report contains examples of how funds spent on parks and green spaces can directly benefit communities.
  • Residents' life styles may contribute to the deterioration of the environment, and threaten the sustainability of the green spaces.
  • In line with customer expectations of large open and green spaces, most new projects try to keep built-up area to a minimum.

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