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green lights

noun
plural of green light

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the approval by someone in authority for the doing of something
  • we were given the green light to use the town commons for our fund-raiser

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green-lights

verb
present tense third-person singular of green-light

Synonyms & Antonyms of green-lights (Entry 2 of 2)

to give permission for or to approve of
  • as soon as the project is green-lighted, we'll schedule a planning meeting

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“Green lights.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/green%20lights. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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