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English definition of “White Paper”

White Paper

noun [C]    
a government report in the UK giving information or suggestions on a subject: a White Paper on employmentLegislation and law-making
(Definition of White Paper noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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