Definition of green shoots (of recovery) in English:

green shoots (of recovery)


  • Signs of growth or renewal, especially of economic recovery.

    • ‘In terms of the U. S., I think we see or are seeing, to use maybe an overused phrase, green shoots.’
    • ‘Last night, thankfully, there were a few green shoots of recovery visible.’
    • ‘The question is not whether the green shoots of the economy are real.’
    • ‘My approach is to focus on the more knowable things about a putative investment rather than speculate over green shoots.’
    • ‘We've got the glimmers of hope, the green shoots.’
    • ‘Yes, there are some green shoots in the stock market.’
    • ‘One glance at the fall world output, trade, and stock prices puts the recent "green shoots" in perspective.’
    • ‘Ben Bernanke, the Federal Reserve chairman, sees "green shoots."’
    • ‘Despite a rough couple of weeks for Republicans, GOP strategists see their own political green shoots of recovery on the economy.’
    • ‘World industrial production continues to track closely the 1930 s fall, with no clear signs of green shoots.’