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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of green.

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Examples

  • Around dead elm, in greened up areas of the woods.

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  • I think suggesting this process can come close to approximating being "greened" is largely misleading, or far too optimistic, or perhaps both.

    Kevin Grandia: Top Man in Washington Slams Canada's Tar Sands

  • I think it was supposed to represent coal that had been "greened," but to me, it looked more like a blob of radioactive dessert.

    Glenn Hurowitz: Speaking for the Hitler Youth...

  • While some doubt whether late capitalism can ever be sufficiently "greened" to forestall climate change and other global calamities, many embrace the notion that a more widely held environmental ethic can be an important component of moving the current paradigm toward something more just and sustainable.

    Randall Amster: Peace is the New War

  • Brude i am completely on board with using it as a acting prop but i wonder how they can digitally alter the appearance of the wheels without them having been also greened out? maybe i do not understand cgi but i thought in order to place a digitally rendered overlay over something that appears on film it has to be 'greened' or blued? i think i saw that somewhere

    Day 18: Final days of UK filming

  • Then Santa Monica also had, back when we 'greened' the hotel, an organization called Sustainable Works, which is still around today except back then it was free.

    Paige Donner: Greening Hollywood: Ecopreneur Deirdre Wallace's Ambrose Hotel

  • Also, it is often difficult to make a match between centralized World Bank or institutional financing, even if "greened", and the local institutions that are crucial to effective implementation of resource conservation and environmental standards.

    Trade and the environment

  • Then did each page as I turned it over bring some fresh recollection of one's unspeakable sense of newness and desolation; the haunting fear of doing something ludicrous; the morbid dread of chaff and of being "greened," which even in my time had, happily, supplanted the old terrors of being tossed in a blanket or roasted at a fire.

    Collections and Recollections

  • Since its launch last summer, the organization claims to have "greened" a rather modest 90,000 page views.

    Original Signal - The best of Web 2.0

  • National environmental accounting requires adding up inputs, outputs and environmental impacts, and combining them into environmentally adjusted ( 'greened') indicators.

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