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green·ing

 (grē′nĭng)
n.
Any of several varieties of green-skinned apples, especially the Rhode Island Greening.
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greening

(ˈɡriːnɪŋ)
n
(Environmental Science) the process of making or becoming more aware of environmental considerations
[C20: from green (sense 13)]
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green•ing

(ˈgri nɪŋ)

n.
1. any apple whose skin is green when ripe.
2. a restoration of youthful freshness and vigor.
[1590–1600]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.greening - the phenomenon of vitality and freshness being restored; "the annual rejuvenation of the landscape"
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
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Translations

greening

[ˈgriːnɪŋ] n (= increase in environmental awareness) [person, organization] → prise f de conscience écologique
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greening

n (Pol) the greening of Japan/politicsdas zunehmende Umweltbewusstsein in Japan/in der Politik
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