get the OK(redirected from gotten the okay)
get the OK
To receive permission or approval to do something. Don't worry, I got the OK from the boss before I started doing all this research.
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give somebody/get the OˈK/oˈkay(informal) give somebody/receive approval or permission: I’m waiting to get the OK before I start on the project. ♢ He can’t start until his boss gives him the OK.
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