green-collar

adjective
\ ˈgrēn-ˈkä-lər How to pronounce green-collar (audio) \

Definition of green-collar

: of, relating to, or involving actions for protecting the natural environment green-collar jobs

First Known Use of green-collar

1990, in the meaning defined above

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“Green-collar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green-collar. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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