Definition of planning in English:


Line breaks: plan|ning
Pronunciation: /ˈplanɪŋ


[mass noun]
1The process of making plans for something: mass production methods call for detailed planning [as modifier]: the planning stages of the operation
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  • The safety plan is crucial to the whole process of project safety planning and coordination.
  • Consider whether you need to re-energize your growth strategy planning process with your key managers.
  • The risk management planning process begins with goal setting and the creation of risk management policy.
preparation(s), organization, arrangement, forethought, design, designing, drafting, working out, setting up, groundwork
1.1The control of urban development by a local government authority, from which a licence must be obtained to build a new property or change an existing one: planning applications
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  • The claimant is the local planning authority, having statutory powers of enforcement in connection with Kings Farm.
  • However, local planning authorities should examine applications for changes to residential use with particular care.
  • So here, he submits, that it must be for the local planning authority to establish that this was indeed a classified road.

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