a-okay


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A-OK

also A-O·kay (ā′ō-kā′)
adj. Informal
Perfectly all right: The doctor said it was A-OK to discontinue the medicine.

A-OK adv. & n.
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Adj.1.A-Okay - in perfect condition or ordera-okay - in perfect condition or order  
go - functioning correctly and ready for action; "all systems are go"
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