greening definition, meaning - what is greening in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “greening”

See all translations

greening

noun [S] uk   us   /ˈɡriː.nɪŋ/

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…
(Definition of greening from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of greening?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “greening” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

disappear off the face of the earth

to disappear completely

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More