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Etymology:

From the standard red-green color scheme used in traffic lights and railway signals.


Noun:

green light (plural green lights) A traffic light in its green state (indicating that vehicles may proceed). The drive home was much faster than usual; somehow we managed to hit every green light. (idiomatic) approval, or permission to proceed. We have a green light on the project. Work starts today.


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