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plan
British English: /plan/
American English: /plæn/

Translation of plan in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1
    (scheme, course of action)
    خُطّة (plural: خُطَط, plural: خِطَط)
    بَرْنامَج (plural: بَرامِجُ)
    the plan is to leave at six in the morning

    الخُطّةُ هي أنْ نُغادِرَ على الساعةِ السادِسةِ صَباحاً
    everything went according to plan

    سارَ كُلُّ شَيْءٍ وِفْقاً للخُطّةِ
    we have a plan to deal with this problem

    لَدَيْنا خُطّةٌ للتَعامُلِ مع هذه المُشْكِلةِ
  • 2
    (intention)
    خُطّة (plural: خُطَط, plural: خِطَط)
    my plan is to visit Europe next year

    خُطَّتي أنْ أَزورَ أوروبّا السنةَ القادِمةَ

also: plans plural noun/جمع

  • 1
    (arrangements)
    مُخَطَّط (plural: مُخَطَّطات)
    بَرْنامَج (plural: بَرامِجُ)
    مَشْروع (plural: مَشْروعات, plural: مَشاريعُ)
    what are your plans for the future?

    ما هي مَشاريعُكَ للمُسْتَقْبَلِ؟
    I have no plans for tonight

    لَيْسَ لَدَيَّ ارْتِباطاتٌ اللَيْلةَ
    to make plans for the wedding/holiday

    خَطَّطَ للزَواجِ \ للعُطْلةِ
    … but Paul had other plans

    … لَكِنَّ بول كانَ عِنْدَهُ خُطَطٌ أُخْرى
  • 2 (architecture/الهندسة المعمارية)the plans

    التَصاميم

transitive verb/فعل متعد -nn-

  • 1
    (to prepare, organize)
    نَظَّمَ,
    خَطَّطَ (+ ل) (an operation, holiday, one's day)
    he planned it so he could leave early

    خَطَّطَ لِيُغادِرَ باكِراً
    we planned the event down to the last detail

    خَطَّطْنا للحَدَثِ حتّى أَدَقِّ التَفاصيلِ
    I rarely plan my working day in advance

    نادِراً ما أُخَطِّطُ مُقَدَّماً لِيَوْمِ عَمَلي
    when do you plan to retire?

    مَتى تُخَطِّطُ للتَقاعُدِ؟

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • also: -nn-
    (government, organization, management)
    خَطَّطَ
    to plan for changes/for an increase

    خَطَّطَ لِتَغْييراتٍ \ لِزِيادةٍ
    to plan on going away

    خَطَّطَ للمُغادَرةِ

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