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green paper

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (often capitals) (in Britain) a command paper containing policy proposals to be discussed, esp by Parliament
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Green′ Pa`per



n.
Brit. and Canadian. a report presenting the policy proposals of the government, to be discussed in Parliament.
[1945–50]
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Noun1.green paper - a preliminary report of government proposals that is published in order to stimulate discussion
report, written report, study - a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; "this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Translations

Green Paper

n (Brit) (Pol) → libro bianco
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References in classic literature ?
There was a high dado of white wood and a green paper on which were etchings by Whistler in neat black frames.
Beside her was a mahogany stand bearing a cast bronze lamp with an engraved globe, over which a green paper shade had been balanced.
Lecount took a large green paper fan from the chimney-piece, and seated herself opposite her master.
The legal profession, the judiciary and other interested agencies have been invited to submit their views on the implementation of the proposals contained in both green papers. The consultation period for both green papers closes on 14 February 2011.