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green shoots

noun [plural] uk   us  
(used especially in newspapers) the first signs of an improvement in an economy that is performing badly: the green shoots of recovery
Translations of “green shoots”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤作報紙用語)經濟復甦的跡象…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤作报纸用语)经济复苏的迹象…
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