Definition of green channel in English:

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green channel

noun

(At a customs area in an airport or port) the passage that should be taken by arriving passengers who have no goods to declare.
Example sentences
  • The teenage footballer's wife-in-training walked through the green channel at customs, apparently unaware that she had exceeded the limit on goods purchased abroad by almost a hundredfold.
  • I blush every time I come through the green channel at Customs.

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Syllabification: green chan·nel

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