go-ahead

Definition

noun
Usage
to give something the go-ahead
to approve something or to say that something can be done
ExamplesMy project got a government go-ahead. • The board refused to give the go-ahead to the expansion plan.
adjective
energetic or keen to do well
ExamplesHe is a very go-ahead type. • She works for a go-ahead clothing company.

Use go-ahead in a sentence

You need to try and make sure that everything is set in place before you ever give the go-ahead to start.

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The go-ahead was given for the project, once Bob in the legal department was given the green light he began working.

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Once the proposal for the new park was given the go-ahead, things finally started moving at a pace that guaranteed completion within the year.

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