greenwashing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of green +‎ whitewashing.

Noun[edit]

greenwashing (uncountable)

  1. The practice by people, organisations and states of presenting themselves as environmentally-friendly and progressive to downplay their destructive behavior.

Verb[edit]

greenwashing

  1. present participle of greenwash

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