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White Papernoun [C]

uk   /ˌwaɪt ˈpeɪ.pər/  us   /ˌwaɪt ˈpeɪ.pɚ/
in ​variouscountries, a ​governmentreport on a ​particularsubject giving ​information and ​details of ​futureplannedlaws: a White Paper on ​employment
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white papernoun [C]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT, LAW
in various countries, ​including Britain and Australia, a ​governmentreport on a particular ​subject giving details of ​plannedlaws: The ​governmentissued a white ​paper on ​foodsafety last month.
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