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English definition of “the greenhouse effect”

the greenhouse effect

noun
 
 
the gradual warming of the Earth's surface caused by an increase in pollution and gases in the airEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
(Definition of the greenhouse effect from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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