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A strategy worked out in advance to achieve a goal
“When presented with a pop-quiz on how to deal with a possible hostage situation, Officer Jack Traven's plan was to shoot the hostage.”
A set of instructions, usually mutually related, outlined as a requirement for something to be achieved
“If you follow this diet plan strictly for the next three months, there should be a noticeable improvement in the way your body feels.”
An aim or goal that one sets out to achieve
“The plan is to complete the construction of the Lego Deathstar by the end of the month.”
A schematic or diagram that shows how something works or is built
“There is a fire exit plan on every level of the building.”
To prepare something in advance
“This worked out a lot better than I had planned, since I really did not plan anything in the first place.”
To have an intention to do something
“If I plan to do something, I will make sure I can finish it, and be doubly sure that it's stupidly easy to achieve.”
To design, create, or build
“The council will plan a new park for the budding community.”
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