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planning

  1. present participle of plan

NounEdit

planning (countable and uncountable, plural plannings)

  1. (uncountable) Action of the verb to plan.
  2. The act of formulating of a course of action, or of drawing up plans.
  3. The act of making contingency plans.
  4. (informal, Britain) Planning permission.
    My neighbours were going to build an extension but they didn't get planning.

Usage notesEdit

  • Planning is context-based. It may function as a gerund or verb in a participle, but care must be taken to avoid misuse with 'plan'.
  • Planning is almost never used in the plural, especially by native speakers. It sometimes appears in print, often in translated works especially in politics and management fields.

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planning n (plural planningen, diminutive planninkje n)

  1. planning; schedule

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planning m (plural plannings)

  1. planning