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greenwashverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈɡriːn.wɒʃ/ us   /ˈɡriːn.wɑːʃ/

greenwashnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈɡriːn.wɒʃ/ us   /-wɑːʃ/
an attempt to make people believe that your company is doing more to protect the environment than it really is: Campaigners say the ads are greenwash.
(Definition of greenwash from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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greenwashnoun [U]

uk   /ˈɡriːnwɒʃ/ us   ENVIRONMENT
an attempt to make your business seem interested in protecting the natural environment, when it is not: The ads are nothing but greenwash, a thin attempt to make the company seem eco-conscious.

greenwashverb [T]

uk   /ˈɡriːnwɒʃ/ us  
to try to make your business seem interested in protecting the natural environment, when it is not: Ecologists complain about major corporations "greenwashing" their activities with small payouts to support environmental initiatives.
(Definition of greenwash from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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