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English definition of “green”

green

adjective     /ɡriːn/
COLOUR A1 being the same colour as grass : The traffic lights turned green. Common coloursLess common colours
ENVIRONMENT [always before noun] B2 relating to nature and protecting the environment : a green activist / campaigner Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
GRASS B1 covered with grass or other plants : green spaces Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsGardening - general words
NOT EXPERIENCED informal having little experience or understanding : I was very green when I joined the company .Naive and trustingInexperienced (of people)Inexperienced (of people)Naive and trusting
→ See also have green fingers, green light, be green with envy
(Definition of green adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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