go/no-go

[ goh-noh-goh ]
/ ˈgoʊˈnoʊˌgoʊ /

adjective

being or relating to a decision as to whether or not to proceed as planned or to the time at which such a decision must be made.

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Also go-no-go, go or no-go.

Origin of go/no-go

First recorded in 1940–45
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