Meaning of “brownfield” in the English Dictionary

"brownfield" in Business English

See all translations

brownfieldnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbraʊnfiːld/ us UK usually brownfield site ENVIRONMENT

an area in a town or city that has been used in the past for factories or offices, and that could now be used for new building development:

Officials have identified 15 brownfields that take up 40 acres of land inside the city limits.
brownfield
adjective [ before noun ]

(Definition of “brownfield” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)