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Definition of green verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they green
    he / she / it greens
    past simple greened
    -ing form greening
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    create parks
  1. 1green something to create parks and other areas with trees and plants in a city projects for greening the cities
  2. politics
  3. 2green somebody/something to make someone more aware of issues connected with the environment; to make something less harmful to the environment an attempt to green industry bosses
    noun [uncountable] the greening of auto manufacturing
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: green