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English definition of “green”

green

adjective     /ɡriːn/ ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
relating to or believing in the protection of the natural environment: green issues/politics/solutions Small companies need green solutions to be more affordable. Car manufacturers are investing in green technology. Their recycling policies are very green. a green campaigner/activist Companies are becoming greener in response to customer expectations.
go green to start doing things in a way that protects the natural environment: There are many benefits for developers and builders who decide to go green. My supermarket went green last year and has stopped supplying free plastic bags.
(Definition of green adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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