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noun British.
a report presenting the policy proposals of the government, to be discussed in Parliament.
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Origin of Green Paper

First recorded in 1945–50; apparently so called from the color of the paper on which they are printed
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British Dictionary definitions for Green Paper

green paper

noun
(often capitals) (in Britain) a command paper containing policy proposals to be discussed, esp by Parliament
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