Definition of “Green Paper” - English Dictionary

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“green paper” in Business English

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green papernoun [ C ]

uk us GOVERNMENT, LAW

a document published by a government containing information about a possible new law or changes to an existing law, in order to start a public discussion:

The group criticises the government's green paper for ruling out reform of state pensions.
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(Definition of “green paper” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)