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English definition of “blueprint”

blueprint

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbluːprɪnt/
a plan that describes how to do or achieve something in the future: blueprint for sth the health ministry's latest blueprint for pension reformestablish/draw up/draft a blueprint Establishing the right blueprint is a challenge unique to each organization.provide a blueprint The rules provide a vital blueprint for what the state may look like for years to come.
PRODUCTION a copy of a technical drawing that shows white lines on a blue background and is used especially in the building industry: A blueprint has been drawn up for a massive new retail and leisure complex.
(Definition of blueprint from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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