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green revolutionnoun [U]

 us   /ˈɡrin ˌrev·əˈlu·ʃən/
world history a ​largeincrease in ​foodproduction around the ​world because of ​betterfarmingtechnology
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Green Revolutionnoun [S]

uk   us   ENVIRONMENT
the ​bigincrease 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 ​naturalenvironment: Energy-saving ​light bulbs are just one ​sign the Green Revolution.
(Definition of Green Revolution from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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