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English definition of “green”

green

adjective (POLITICAL)    /ɡriːn/
B2 relating to the protection of the environment : green politics / issues a green campaigner / activist the Green Party Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsZoos and wildlife reserves go green to do more to protect nature and the environment : The Chancellor proposed a crackdown on car and plane emissions , and the introduction of tax incentives to go green.Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors greenness     /ˈɡriːn.nəs/ noun [U] the quality of being green: What first struck her when she arrived in England was the greenness of the countryside .The qualities of colour
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