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greenwashing

noun

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greenwash

noun

The practice of promoting environmentally friendly programs to deflect attention from an organization's environmentally unfriendly or less savory activities: using greenwashing techniques to sell themselves

[green, ''environmentally friendly,'' and (white)wash, ''conceal flaws'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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