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English definition of “evergreen”


adjective uk   /ˈev.ə.ɡriːn/ us    /-ɚ-/
describes a plant, bush, or tree that has leaves for the whole year
Types of plantTrees - general words
always seeming fresh or remaining popular: that evergreen TV series "Friends"Liked, or not liked, by many people


noun [C] uk   /ˈev.ə.ɡriːn/ us    /-ɚ-/
a plant, bush, or tree that has leaves for the whole yearTypes of plantTrees - general words
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