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Green paper   /grin pˈeɪpər/   Listen
Green paper

noun
1.
A preliminary report of government proposals that is published in order to stimulate discussion.






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"Green paper" Quotes from Famous Books



... history, this parlour, in which so much of Gabriella's childhood was spent, was not without interest as an archaic survival of the fundamental errors of the mid-Victorian mind. The walls were covered with bottle-green paper on which endless processions of dwarfed blue peacocks marched relentlessly toward an embossed border—the result of an artistic frenzy of the early 'eighties. Neither Mrs. Carr nor Jimmy Wrenn, who paid the rent, had chosen this paper, but having been left on the dealer's hands, it had ...
— Life and Gabriella - The Story of a Woman's Courage • Ellen Glasgow

... these with package goods—breakfast foods, and the like—so as to make a goodly display. She found colored tissue papers, too, and she brightened the window shelf with these. She festooned the fly-specked, T-arm light bracket in the window, and carried twisted strings of the pink and green paper to the four corners of the window shelf from the ...
— Janice Day at Poketown • Helen Beecher Long

... the door of the great buildings where he lodged, and climbed wearily out, the porter ran out, hat in hand, holding a little green paper. ...
— Dawn of All • Robert Hugh Benson

... eyes and stared about him in amazement. He was lying in a room which had big pink vases on the mantelpiece, a blue firescreen, and a green paper on the walls. There was a centre table, too, which was piled with books and strewn with photographs. There was one—the portrait of a man—which had a silver-gilt frame, and stood in the place of honour, and Rumple gazed at it in ...
— The Adventurous Seven - Their Hazardous Undertaking • Bessie Marchant

... a green paper screw of tobacco from the debris round the armchair and taps on the door. It opens. CLARE moves ...
— Forsyte Saga • John Galsworthy



Words linked to "Green paper" :   study, Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, U.K., United Kingdom, report, UK, written report, Great Britain



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