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white paper

an official government report in any of a number of countries, including Britain, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, which sets out the government's policy on a matter that is or will come before Parliament
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white paper

(publication)
A short treatise whose purpose is to educate industry customers. See, e.g., Architecture Neutral Distribution Format.
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white paper

A written report on a topic. There are countless white papers on technology subjects written by vendors, research firms and consultants, most of which are accessible via the Web. See inbound marketing.
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According to the white paper, the nuclear industry has been vital in ensuring energy security, promoting economic development and improving people's standard of living.
In the white paper, it was stated that the Orange Line train project didn't complete till July 31 despite the orders of the Supreme Court.
These centers have greatly succeeded in eradicating the menace of terrorism and extremism in the region, according to a white paper released by the State Council Information Office.
The Technical Committee also announced that the White Paper was finally completed and would be presented to the Ministry of Petroleum soon.
The white paper titled 'China's National Defense in the New Era,' consisting of 27,000 Chinese characters, was released by the State Council Information Office, with a view to helping the international community better understand China's national defense.
This white paper is provided as a free resource to assist them in their product research and selection process.
The White Paper was suppose to be tabled today where it will detail how the government plans to turn around debt-riddled state plantation giant Felda.
He shared that the party had already prepared a preliminary draft of the white paper based on the 'visible performance' of the federal government.
Tom Bowtell, chief executive of the British Coatings Federation, said: "The government's White Paper is a step in the right direction for the coatings industry, although it's important to note that these terms still need to be accepted by the EU.
Added Ellen Daniels, BCF's head of Public Affairs and Policy: "Given the importance of our industry across all the supply chains in UK manufacturing, we're pleased the White Paper reflects some of the concerns of the coatings industry.
Women are now a large part of the insurance industry workforce in general, but they remain a sparse presence among board seats and top executives, according to a new industry group white paper that calls for focused recruitment and mentoring to help close the gap.