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green·field

 (grēn′fēld′)
n.
A piece of usually semirural property that is undeveloped except for agricultural use, especially one considered as a site for expanding urban development.
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greenfield

(ˈɡriːnˌfiːld)
n
(Environmental Science) (modifier) denoting or located in a rural area which has not previously been built on: new factories were erected on greenfield sites.
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Translations

greenfield

[ˈgriːnˌfiːld] N (also greenfield site) → solar m or terreno m sin edificar
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greenfield

[ˈgriːnfiːld] modif
greenfield site → zone f d'espace vertgreen fingers npl (British) to have green fingers (= be good with plants) → avoir la main verte
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References in periodicals archive ?
While the two sites are currently identified as greenfield land, planning consultants on the housing firm's behalf said the lack of five-year housing land supply in Flintshire would justify the plans.
While the two sites are currently identified as greenfield land, planning consultants acting on their behalf said that the lack of five-year housing land supply in Flintshire would justify the plans.
The company specialises in the regeneration of large, complex brownfield and greenfield land into new residential developments and employment areas.
At the strategic planning meeting at Huddersfield Town Hall members wrestled with giving up greenfield land to housing.
It will be a temporary facility, completed in phases, and would lie on 15 hectares of greenfield land east of Wylfa.
In total, the site has around 700 acres of prime development land available to investors, including around 300 acres of Greenfield land much of which is suitable for light industrial operations.
AN opposition councillor in Cardiff says his fears over development on greenfield land have been justified by the city's local development plan being given the go-ahead.
There is a crucial difference - greenfield land is where a lot of housing gets built but green belt land is nationally and permanently protected in law.
CAMPAIGNERS fighting to save greenfield land from development have hit out at Liverpool council's "false promises".
Chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, revealed that the new homes will be built by the Stewart Milne Group on a new development on greenfield land in Aberdeen, anticipated to be called the Countesswells.
"The borough council seems not to have learned any lessons as it continues to dither about the introduction of a Local Plan and needs to begin consulting with the public about a Borough Plan urgently or this type of potential development on greenfield land could continue to happen anywhere in the borough without local people having any say."