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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of greenlight.

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Examples

  • And at the same time, he "greenlighted" huge increases in solar power, wind power, coal liquefaction, and hydrogen.

    James Pinkerton: How the 44th President of the United States, and the 38th Governor of California, Saved America

  • Israeli reporting after Israel's ill-fated June 1982 invasion quoted unnamed officials in Israel and the United States as saying that Haig "greenlighted" the operation.

    Articles

  • As we've discussed earlier, it seems that people think that the 'greenlighted' use of small thumbnails applies to thumbnails in blogs / webpages in general, and not only on search engines.

    Adland

  • This is also when the Mexican Mafia allegedly "greenlighted" the attacks on black youth"

    Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Tuesday

  • Psyched to hear that a third installment has been greenlighted.

    Vin Diesel’s Next Riddick Confirmed | /Film

  • Getting back to MTV, the network has greenlighted a fourth season of its "reality" series "Jersey Shore" and is sending the gang to Italy for the season.

    Creator bares all to try to save MTV's 'Skins': It's 'intensely moral'

  • LOLA was also greenlighted without a pilot — not always a good move — and lost any momentum it had by going on a lengthy hiatus in late winter.

    The Season: What Popped and Flopped

  • We proposed a book about post-cyberpunk and Jacob greenlighted Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology.

    September 2009

  • The Hollywood Reporter tells us that HBO has greenlighted the television adaptation of George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones which is based on the first book in his popular A Song of Ice and Fire series: The premium network has picked up the project for a first-season debut next spring.

    HBO Greenlights George R.R. Martin's 'A Game of Thrones'

  • The Hollywood Reporter tells us that HBO has greenlighted the television adaptation of George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones which is based on the first book in his popular A Song of Ice and Fire series: The premium network has picked up the project for a first-season debut next spring.

    March 2010

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