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greenfield

[ green-feeld ]
/ ˈgrinˌfild /
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noun

an undeveloped or agricultural tract of land that is a potential site for industrial or urban development.

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Greenfield
[ green-feeld ]
/ ˈgrinˌfild /

noun

a city in SE Wisconsin, near Milwaukee.
a city in NW Massachusetts.
a town in central Indiana.
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British Dictionary definitions for greenfield

greenfield
/ (ˈɡriːnˌfiːld) /

noun

(modifier) denoting or located in a rural area which has not previously been built onnew factories were erected on greenfield sites
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Scientific definitions for greenfield

greenfield
[ grēnfēld ]

A piece of usually semirural property that is undeveloped except for agricultural use, especially one considered as a site for expanding urban development. Compare brownfield.
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