say-so


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say-so

A command issued to permit or authorize something. We'll have to get the boss's say-so for any budgetary requests like this. OK, troops. Wait behind this ridge until my say-so, then begin the attack at full force.

say-so

n. a command; an authorization; permission. We can begin as soon as we get the boss’s say-so.