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scheme British & World English

A large-scale systematic plan or arrangement for attaining some particular object or putting a particular idea into effect

scheme English Thesaurus

adventurous fundraising schemes

colour scheme British & World English

An arrangement or combination of colours, especially one used in interior decoration

Ponzi scheme British & World English

A form of fraud in which belief in the success of a non-existent enterprise is fostered by the payment of quick returns to the first investors from money invested by later investors

rhyme scheme British & World English

The ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse

final salary scheme British & World English

A company pension scheme in which employees' pension payments are calculated according to their length of service and their salary at the time of retirement

Youth Training Scheme British & World English

A government-sponsored scheme introduced in Britain in 1983 to offer job experience and training for unemployed school-leavers

the scheme of things British & World English

A supposed or apparent overall system, within which everything has a place and in relation to which individual details are ultimately to be assessed

playscheme British & World English

A local project or scheme providing recreational facilities and activities for children for a certain period of time, typically during the school holidays

the scheme of things in scheme British & World English

A supposed or apparent overall system, within which everything has a place and in relation to which individual details are ultimately to be assessed