green-field opportunity

German translation: völlig neue Entwicklungsmöglichkeit, Erschließungsmöglichkeit

14:18 Feb 26, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: green-field opportunity
"though this doesn't translate well in Africa, an American businessman would say, 'this is a green-field opportunity.'"
Chritzie
Germany
Local time: 10:54
German translation:völlig neue Entwicklungsmöglichkeit, Erschließungsmöglichkeit
Explanation:
Used to describe a completely new project. Cf. the following:

green field
(com, GB) völlig neues Projekt n (ie, project started completely from scratch)

greenfield site
(com) grüne Wiese f (ie, building plot without any infrastructure; eg, set up a plant on a . . .)
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Ulrike Lieder (X)
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Summary of answers provided
nagreen-field opportunity
Uschi (Ursula) Walke
navöllig neue Entwicklungsmöglichkeit, Erschließungsmöglichkeit
Ulrike Lieder (X)
na'reiche Ernte versprechende Gelegenheit'
Uschi (Ursula) Walke
naungehinderte Gelegenheit
Dr. Sahib Bleher


  

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19 mins
ungehinderte Gelegenheit


Explanation:
It depends greatly on the context. "green field" means starting from scratch without any restrictions due to previous developments. A green-field site, for example, is a previously undeveloped site (whereas a brown-field site is a site for redevelopment which has previously been used).

Dr. Sahib Bleher
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20 mins
'reiche Ernte versprechende Gelegenheit'


Explanation:
a green field promises a good harvest, no?


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Uschi (Ursula) Walke
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31 mins
völlig neue Entwicklungsmöglichkeit, Erschließungsmöglichkeit


Explanation:
Used to describe a completely new project. Cf. the following:

green field
(com, GB) völlig neues Projekt n (ie, project started completely from scratch)

greenfield site
(com) grüne Wiese f (ie, building plot without any infrastructure; eg, set up a plant on a . . .)
HTH

Ulrike Lieder (X)
Local time: 01:54
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1 hr
green-field opportunity


Explanation:
i know, i know,
but I thought that the paradox Africa - green fields was supposed to be kept somehow.
Sorry, if i misunderstood.
rgds


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Uschi (Ursula) Walke
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