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noun     green pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the color of grass

    She was dressed in green.

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  2. 2


    [plural] spoken the green leaves of vegetables, especially when they have been cooked
  3. 3
    [countable] in golf, the area of short grass around a hole

    the 18th green

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    1. b.
      an area of grass where people play lawn bowling (=a game in which you roll balls along the ground)
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  4. 5
    [uncountable] American informal money


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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