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“White Paper” in British English

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White Papernoun [ C ]

uk /ˌwaɪt ˈpeɪ.pər/ us /ˌwaɪt ˈpeɪ.pɚ/

(Definition of “White Paper” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“white paper” in Business English

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white papernoun [ C ]

uk us GOVERNMENT, LAW

in various countries, including Britain and Australia, a government report on a particular subject giving details of planned laws:

The government issued a white paper on food safety last month.
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(Definition of “white paper” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)