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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.
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