- to give permission to proceed; authorize: The renovation project was green-lighted by the board of directors.
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Examples from the Web for greenlighted
I wonder whether any FOIA requests similar to my own have been greenlighted.Are You Reading My Emails? Former State Dept. Official Asks the NSA.
John Kael Weston
July 23, 2013
The State Department greenlighted the pipeline in an extensive environmental impact report last week.Obama’s Green Scream
August 31, 2011