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green light

noun [no plural]
 
 
permission to do something: [+ to do sth] They've been given the green light to build two new supermarkets.Allowing and permitting
Translations of “green light”
in Russian разрешение, зеленый свет…
in Turkish izin, müsaade…
in Polish zielone światło…
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