Meaning of “evergreen” in the English Dictionary

"evergreen" in British English

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evergreenadjective

uk /ˈev.ə.ɡriːn/ us /ˈev.ɚ.ɡriːn/

evergreennoun [ C ]

uk /ˈev.ə.ɡriːn/ us /ˈev.ɚ.ɡriːn/

(Definition of “evergreen” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"evergreen" in American English

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evergreenadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈev·ərˌɡrin/

(of a plant, bush, or tree) having leaves for the whole year

evergreen
noun [ C ] us /ˈev·ərˌɡrin/

Spruces, pines, and ivy are evergreens.

(Definition of “evergreen” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"evergreen" in Business English

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evergreenadjective

uk /ˈevəɡriːn/ us LAW

used to describe a legal agreement that will automatically renew (= start again) unless one of the people or businesses involved officially ends it:

evergreen clause/provision/agreement An important goal for every agent is an “evergreen” clause which provides for continuing commissions after an agreement ends.
Evergreen letters of credit may be rolled over indefinitely until the issuing bank provides a written notice of its final expiration.

(Definition of “evergreen” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)