Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “Green Revolution”

Green Revolution

noun [S]
 
 
ENVIRONMENT
the big increase in the production of crops during the 1960s and 1970s because of the use of modern methods: The Green Revolution of the '60s and '70s fed many hungry mouths in Asia. India's Green Revolution
the development of interest in protecting the natural environment: Energy-saving light bulbs are just one sign the Green Revolution.
(Definition of Green Revolution from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of Green Revolution?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “Green Revolution” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

comma

the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More