- blueprint blue‧print [ˈbluːˌprɪnt] noun [countable]1. a plan for achieving or improving something:
• an economic blueprint calling for new investment in training and infrastructureblueprint for
• Labour's blueprint for an integrated transport system2. a detailed photographic copy of a plan for a building or a machine, appearing as white lines on a blue background, used by builders or people who make or repair machines:
• a blueprint drawn up by a firm of local architects
* * *blueprint UK US /ˈbluːprɪnt/ noun [C]► a plan that describes how to do or achieve something in the future: blueprint for sth »
the health ministry's latest blueprint for pension reformestablish/draw up/draft a blueprint »
Establishing the right blueprint is a challenge unique to each organization.provide a blueprint »
The rules provide a vital blueprint for what the state may look like for years to come.► PRODUCTION a copy of a technical drawing that shows white lines on a blue background and is used especially in the building industry: »
A blueprint has been drawn up for a massive new retail and leisure complex.
Financial and business terms. 2012.