greenwashing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of green +‎ whitewashing.

Noun[edit]

greenwashing (uncountable)

  1. The practice of a state or company presenting itself as environmentally-friendly and progressive, in order to downplay their destructive behavior.

Verb[edit]

greenwashing

  1. present participle of greenwash

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