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noun green pronunciation in British English /ɡriːn/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the colour of grass

    She was dressed in green.

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  2. 2
    [countable] a large area of grass, for example in a village, where people can walk, sit, or play games

    They moved to a house overlooking the green.

    1. a.
      in golf, the area of short grass around a hole

      the 18th green

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    2. b.
      an area of grass where people play bowls (=a game in which you roll balls along the ground)
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  3. 4

    greens

    [plural] spoken the green leaves of vegetables, especially when they have been cooked
    See also spring greens

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