green belt

noun
Green belt is used before these nouns: ↑land

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • green|belt — «GREEN BEHLT», noun. a section partially or completely surrounding a town or a city with trees, parks, and the like, in which building is restricted or prohibited: »The family lives in a good looking modern apartment in the outer greenbelt of the …   Useful english dictionary

  • green belt — ˈgreen belt noun [countable, uncountable] PROPERTY an area of land around a city where building is not allowed * * * green belt UK US (also greenbelt) noun [C, usually singular] ENVIRONMENT ► an area of land surrounding a city where building is… …   Financial and business terms

  • green belt — green belts N COUNT A green belt is an area of land with fields or parks around a town or city, where people are not allowed to build houses or factories by law …   English dictionary

  • green belt — noun A strip of open land surrounding a town • • • Main Entry: ↑green …   Useful english dictionary

  • green belt — n [U and C] an area of land around a city where building is not allowed, in order to protect fields and woods …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • green belt — green ,belt noun count or uncount MAINLY BRITISH an area of land around large cities where no buildings are allowed in order to protect the countryside …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • green belt — ► NOUN ▪ an area of open land around a city, on which building is restricted …   English terms dictionary

  • Green belt (UK) — In United Kingdom town planning, the green belt is a policy for controlling urban growth. The idea is for a ring of countryside where urbanisation will be resisted for the foreseeable future, maintaining an area where agriculture, forestry and… …   Wikipedia

  • Green belt — A green belt or greenbelt is a policy or land use designation used in land use planning to retain areas of largely undeveloped, wild, or agricultural land surrounding or neighbouring urban areas. Similar concepts are greenways or green wedges… …   Wikipedia

  • green belt — n [C, U] an area of countryside around a town. In Britain, building is strictly controlled in green belts to make sure that towns do not become too big and that there is some countryside for the people from the towns to enjoy. There are often… …   Universalium

  • green belt — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms green belt : singular green belt plural green belts an area of land around large cities where no buildings are allowed in order to protect the countryside …   English dictionary

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