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1(of a product or practice) harmful to the environment; not ecologically acceptable.‘an ungreen commercial development’
- ‘Oh the government could of course make all the ungreen things really expensive by taxes, but that would be like annoying for the little people like us.’
- ‘So, if Apple is one of the ‘most ungreen tech companies,’ where's the evidence?’
- ‘The first task, then, is to pinpoint the principal reason for France's ‘ungreen’ reputation, and to show why this reputation rests on a fundamental misconception.’
- ‘It really is probably the second most ungreen vehicle on the planet.’
- ‘Tim picks 10 products so ungreen they make him seethe while Ed offers five American eco-nasties.’
- 1.1 (of a person or organization) not supporting protection of the environment.
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