Definition of town planning in English:

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town planning

Pronunciation: /ˌtoun ˈplaniNG/


Another term for city planning.
Example sentences
  • These matters were raised in the early studies of town planning and urban development by Pigou and articulated convincingly by Liepmann as given in Table 1.
  • Topics up for discussion include current values, property funding, construction trends, strategic town planning and development.
  • But university administrators said that he had been a dedicated student of town planning and urban development who had specialised in urban renewal.


town planner

Example sentences
  • He trained as a town planner and signed off extensions and dormer window conversions before bureaucratic frustration forced him to seek new pastures.
  • I'm an architect and a town planner and I spent a lot of my time looking at Europe for inspiration in that field, but when it comes to local democracy I think the US is quite a good model.
  • He's an architect and town planner and lives in Sydney.

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Syllabification: town plan·ning

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