the green light

noun

Definition of the green light

: permission to start or continue something (such as a project) His boss finally gave him the green light to start the new project.

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“The green light.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20green%20light. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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