Meaning of “green belt” in the English Dictionary

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"green belt" in British English

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green beltnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈɡriːn ˌbelt/ us /ˈɡriːn ˌbelt/

a strip of countryside round a city or town where building is not allowed

(Definition of “green belt” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"green belt" in Business English

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green beltnoun [ C, usually singular ]

also greenbelt uk us ENVIRONMENT

an area of land surrounding a city where building is not usually allowed:

London's green belt
This is the first review of greenbelt policy since 1985.

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