Definition of green light in English:

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  • (green-light) [with object] chiefly North American Give permission to go ahead with (a project): they refused to green-light his script until he did a major rewrite
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    • RTE green-lighted the project, including a week on location in Portugal, as soon as Carney submitted six scripts.
    • These days, Hollywood only likes to green-light projects they feel stand a good chance of making $20 million on opening weekend.
    • It won't be easy for Chase to find a network to green-light the project.

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