Meaning of “greenfield site” in the English Dictionary


"greenfield site" in Business English

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greenfield sitenoun [ C ]

uk us

ENVIRONMENT, PROPERTY an area of land, usually in the countryside, that has never had buildings on it before:

Not everyone agrees that greenfield sites should be made available for housing.
The factory is to be built on a greenfield site just north of the city.

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