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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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(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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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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