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greening

noun [S] uk   /ˈɡriː.nɪŋ/ us  

greening noun [S] (POLITICS)

the process of becoming more active about protecting the environment: The next ten years, he predicted, would see the greening of America (= Americans starting to take more care of the environment).

greening noun [S] (PLANTS)

the process of making somewhere greener by planting grass, trees, and plants there: Concern about the ugly effects of industrialization has led to the greening of many of our cities.
Translations of “greening”
in Chinese (Traditional) 政治, 越來越關心環境保護,環保意識和環保積極性提高的過程…
in Chinese (Simplified) 政治, 越来越关心环境保护…
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