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Meaning of “greenfield site” in the English Dictionary

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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 ​greenfieldsites should be made ​available for ​housing. The ​factory is to be ​built on a ​greenfieldsite just ​north of the city.
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