German translation: völlig neue Entwicklungsmöglichkeit, Erschließungsmöglichkeit
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14:18 Feb 26, 2001
English to German translations [PRO] Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
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.'"
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).