Definition of American plan in English:

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American plan

Pronunciation: /əˈmerəkən plan/


North American
(In hotels) a system of paying a single daily rate that covers the room and all meals. Often contrasted with European plan.
Example sentences
  • Modified American Plan rates include a full breakfast and a five-course dinner daily.
  • As part of the Full American Plan, guests can also dine without charge at two partner hotels and receive credits toward meals at a third partner hotel's restaurants.
  • Guests who have purchased the Modified American Plan that includes breakfast and lunch or dinner are also entitled to a dine around programme at a number of west coast hotels.

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Syllabification: A·mer·i·can plan

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