green-collar

adjective

green-col·​lar ˈgrēn-ˈkä-lər How to pronounce green-collar (audio)
: of, relating to, or involving actions for protecting the natural environment
green-collar jobs

Examples of green-collar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And right now, the demand for these green-collar skills far outpaces the supply, threatening to stall our climate progress. Jeff Sprau, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1990, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of green-collar was in 1990

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“Green-collar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green-collar. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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