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green light

noun [C]  us   /ˈɡrin ˈlɑɪt/
a traffic signal with the green part lit as a signal that it is safe to go: Wait for the green light before crossing the street. fig. A green light is also permission to do something: The developers were given a green light to go forward with the project.
Translations of “green light”
in Russian разрешение, зеленый свет…
in Turkish izin, müsaade…
in Polish zielone światło…
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