verb (used with object), green·-light·ed or green·-lit, green·-light·ing.
to give permission to proceed; authorize: The renovation project was green-lighted by the board of directors.
- green, william,
- green-backed heron,
- green-eyed monster,
- green-winged teal,
- greenaway, kate,
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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|DAILY BEAST
The State Department greenlighted the pipeline in an extensive environmental impact report last week.