Meaning of “give the green light to sth” in the English Dictionary

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"give the green light to sth" in British English

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give the green light to sth

to give permission for someone to do something or for something to happen:

The council has given the green light to the new shopping centre.

(Definition of “give the green light to sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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