Green-light



verb (used with object), green-lighted or green-lit, green-lighting.
1.
to give permission to proceed; authorize:
The renovation project was green-lighted by the board of directors.
noun
1.
a green-colored traffic light used to signal drivers, pedestrians, etc., that they may proceed.
2.
authorization; approval; permission:
The railroad has been given the green light on the proposed fare increase.
noun
1.
a signal to go, esp a green traffic light
2.
permission to proceed with a project
verb (transitive) -lights, -lighting, -lighted
3.
to permit (a project, etc) to proceed

verb

To approve; sanction: Who in the world thought that Levinson’s screenplay should be green-lighted? (1968+)

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