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green shoots

noun [plural]
 
 
ECONOMICS
the first signs that an economy is growing again after a recession (= a period when it was getting smaller): The housing market is stagnating and there are no green shoots as yet. He announced he could see the green shoots of recovery in the job market.
Translations of “green shoots”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤作報紙用語)經濟復甦的跡象…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤作报纸用语)经济复苏的迹象…
(Definition of green shoots from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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