Definition: to approve something, to give approval to something


This marketing plan is great, but you have to show it to the boss first. Until he gives the green light, we can’t do anything with it.

I want to hire a new sales rep, so I checked with the sales manager. He gave me the green light, and I made an offer to the top candidate yesterday.



About Matt Krause

Matt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.