Definition of planner in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈplanər/


1A person who makes plans.
Example sentences
  • However, there are signs that, very gently, China's economic planners are applying the breaks.
  • The country faces an increasing auto glut that is worrying economic planners.
  • This is the first time in history an economic planner has advised people that they can live better and the economy can grow faster by running deeper into debt.
1.1A person who controls or plans urban development: city planners
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  • According to city development planners, the masterplan will not go before committee until September.
  • This is a factor that even the best developers and planners may not be able to fully control.
  • Most urban planners and developers now agree that a residential boom is crucial to a vital downtown.
2 [usually with modifier] A list or chart with information that is an aid to planning: my day planner
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  • Additionally, the armor planner provides critical information on constraints and assumptions unique to the heavy force.
  • En route, in the morning sun, I added into my planner all the contact information from the business cards I collected at SXSW.
  • Visitors to the Web site will find information such as a video that provides tips and advice for overseas travel, a travel checklist, a vaccine planner and links to the latest information on individual countries.

Words that rhyme with planner

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Syllabification: plan·ner

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