Definition of greenfield in English:

greenfield

Syllabification: green·field
Pronunciation: /ˈgrēnˌfēld
 
/

adjective

[attributive]
Relating to or denoting previously undeveloped sites for commercial development or exploitation. Compare with brownfield.
More example sentences
  • He said revised planning policy guidance strengthened Government policy in favour of building on previously developed sites before greenfield sites.
  • It is thought it may recommend tax credits for developers who build on brownfield sites, and possibly development taxes on developers who hold idle greenfield sites.
  • A government source pointed out that, as it is a greenfield site ‘the developers have an almost blank canvas on which to design’.

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