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permission or a signal to proceed:
They got the go-ahead on the construction work.
a sandal held on the foot by a strap between the big toe and the next toe.
moving forward; advancing.
a go-ahead Yankee peddler.
Americanism; noun, adj. use of verb phrase
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The new law gives the secretary of homeland security the
to waive any other.
Then the humidity dropped, and the telescope operator gave the
If the project gets the
, he says the experiment may take a decade to set up.
However, after the initial test runs, the
was given this week for further underwater applications.
It could fly within five years of getting the
Officials hint that the
for such a resumption would be given only if no negotiations had begun by then.
for the telescope's construction is expected later this year.
British Dictionary definitions for
) to start or continue, often after obtaining permission
permission to proceed
enterprising or ambitious
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