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green

2 noun
     
Related topics: Colours, Golf
green2 S2 W3
1 [uncountable and countable]CC the colour of grass and leaves:
a room decorated in pale blues and greens
different shades of green
2

greens

[plural] informal vegetables with large green leaves:
Eat your greens.
3 [countable] a level area of grass, especially in the middle of a village:
I walked home across the green.
village green
4 [countable]DSG a smooth flat area of grass around each hole on a golf course:
the 18th green
5

Green

[countable]PPP someone who belongs to or supports a political party which thinks the protection of the environment is very important:
The Greens have 254 candidates in the election.

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