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Marshall Plan

Syllabification: Mar·shall Plan
Pronunciation: /ˈmärSHəl ˌplan
 
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Definition of Marshall Plan in English:

A program of financial aid and other initiatives, sponsored by the US, designed to boost the economies of western European countries after World War II. It was originally advocated by Secretary of State George C. Marshall and passed by Congress in 1948. Official name European Recovery Program.

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