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green paper

(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (often capitals) (in Britain) a command paper containing policy proposals to be discussed, esp by Parliament

Green′ Pa`per

Brit. and Canadian. a report presenting the policy proposals of the government, to be discussed in Parliament.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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

Green Paper

n (Brit) (Pol) → libro bianco
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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.
Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Leanne Donaldson today announced the public consultation period on the Green Paper on Fisheries Management Reform in Queensland had been extended from 10 to 12 weeks.
Consultation on this Green Paper is open until 20 November and I would urge people to study the document, complete the questionnaire and send in their views.
The letter's signatories,who call for an open debate on the issue, say in January 2013, the UK Government said it would publish a green paper on young driver safety in the spring.
com)-- For the third time, a government Green Paper which may decide the future of young driver training and licensing in the UK has been delayed, following an announcement by parliamentary under-secretary of state for transport, Robert Goodwill, MP.
JUST a month after the opening of our new Library of Birmingham, the council has published a Green Paper which sets out the prospect of further significant cuts to the library service as well as the likely closure of some of the city's 39 community libraries.
The green paper does not suggest any measures, but the Commission indicates that it could consider regulatory and political responses, including self-regulation.
aThese are the main questions asked in a green paper on A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies', adopted on 27 March by the European Commission.
The European Commission has published a Green Paper on plastic waste to launch a structured discussion about how to make plastic products more sustainable throughout their life cycle and reduce the impact of plastic waste on the environment.
This summarises the common themes from 80 organisations' recent submissions to the Government's Green Paper on Vulnerable Children.