the go-ahead

Definition of the go-ahead

  1. :  permission to do something We've finally been given the go-ahead for the project. The company received/got the go-ahead to manufacture the new drug.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  marked by energy and enterprise :  progressive

    :  indicating that one may proceed

    :  being a score that gives a team the lead in a game

  1. :  energy, spirit

    :  one possessing go-ahead

    :  a sign, signal, or authority to proceed :  green light


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