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adjective green pronunciation in American English /ɡrin/ 
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adjectivegreen
comparativegreener
superlativegreenest
  1. 1
    something that is green is the same color as grass. If something is similar to this color, you can say that it is greenish or a greenish color

    The first bright green leaves were showing.

    green-blue eyes

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  2. 2
    [usually before noun] made from the green leaves of vegetables

    a green salad

  3. 3
    not yet ready to be eaten

    green tomatoes

  4. 4
    designed to protect the environment or to limit damage to the environment

    greener farming methods

    wind farms and other green energy projects

    1. a.
      used about people who care about the environment

      Green campaigners are aiming to block development of the site.

  5. 7
    a green area has a lot of grass, plants, or trees

    a campaign to protect the city's green spaces

    The landscape was gradually getting greener.

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greenness

noun [uncountable]
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