Meaning of “the green revolution” in the English Dictionary

"the green revolution" in English

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

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green revolutionnoun [ U ]

us /ˈɡrin ˌrev·əˈlu·ʃən/

world history a large increase in food production around the world because of better farming technology

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"Green Revolution" in Business English

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Green Revolutionnoun [ S ]


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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