greening Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “greening” in the English Dictionary

"greening" in British English

See all translations

greeningnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈɡriː.nɪŋ/

greening noun [S] (POLITICS)

the ​process of ​becoming more ​active about ​protecting the ​environment: The next ten ​years, he ​predicted, would ​see the greening of the US (= Americans ​starting to take more ​care of the ​environment).

greening noun [S] (PLANTS)

the ​process of making ​somewheregreener by ​plantinggrass, ​trees, and ​plants there: Concern about the ​uglyeffects of ​industrialization has ​led to the greening of many of ​ourcities.
(Definition of greening from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"greening" in Business English

See all translations

greeningnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈɡriːnɪŋ/ ENVIRONMENT
the ​process of beginning to ​payattention to the ​protection of the ​naturalenvironment: the greening of sb/sth The ​election manifesto ​pointed to the greening of both ​government and ​business.
(Definition of greening from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “greening”
in Chinese (Simplified) 政治, 越来越关心环境保护…
in Chinese (Traditional) 政治, 越來越關心環境保護,環保意識和環保積極性提高的過程…
What is the pronunciation of greening?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “greening”

Word of the Day

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Word of the Day

In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
by Liz Walter,
September 02, 2015
Several readers have asked for information on prepositions, so I will start with a blog post that looks at an area where they are really important: travel. The first thing to remember is that we use to (and not ‘in’) after the verb go: We are going to London. I went to

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More