Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of greenfield.

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Examples

  • Environmentalists and planners have long pushed for builders to develop vacant urban land before using up new "greenfields" on the outskirts -- a policy that often destroys lots teeming with life in order to protect ecologically dead farmland.

    The New Jungles

  • Another R14 million has been earmarked for a "greenfields" project in Jeppe where another 245 units would be provided.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Only "greenfields" investment would be considered for the scheme.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Planning consultant Roz Hansen said she was "disappointed and alarmed" Marysville was being rebuilt and said if starting from a "greenfields" situation it is more than likely such a development would have been rejected.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • Labor's book by conducting a review to decide whether new "greenfields" estates must have fibre, and design a new selection process to manage the various administrative and procurement programs it's administering.

    ZDNet Australia

  • Following many decades of hunting pressure, an increased effort to protect geese through "greenfields" programs have helped them approach a population goal set by the U.S.

    The Georgia Straight - News And Views

  • She had a whole "brownfields to greenfields" speech she used to croak out when she was selling the SoWhat District -- now becoming the biggest financial fiasco in the city's history.

    Jack Bog's Blog: September 2009 Archives

  • Just overlook a food source ie bean fields chufa patches and greenfields, turnips.

    i know NOTHING about hog hunting and i don't want to get to close to them so IF i hunt them i would have a 30-06 from a hunting

  • This is because the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (an atrocious name if I've ever heard one) "continues to fund new sewage treatment plants and new sewage and stormwater collection systems in greenfields, i.e., currently undeveloped or working landscapes."

    F. Kaid Benfield: Village Green: Federal Stimulus Threatened to Overrun Small Town with Sprawl

  • For an indication of how this compares with fair value, he points to BHP Billiton Ltd. 's purchase last year of the New Saraji asset -- which is a greenfields project not a producing mine like Gujarat's -- for US$3. 50 a ton.

    India Seeks Australian Coking Coal: Gujarat

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