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greenwashing

noun green·wash·ing \ˈgrēn-ˌw-shiŋ, -ˌwä-\

Definition of GREENWASHING

:  expressions of environmentalist concerns especially as a cover for products, policies, or activities

Origin of GREENWASHING

1green (environmentalist) + brainwashing
First Known Use: 1989

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