Planning - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈplænɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word planning
Brit.  |ˈplanɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word planning
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to plan

noun

- an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action

the planning was more fun than the trip itself

- the act or process of drawing up plans or layouts for some project or enterprise
- the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening(syn: preparation, provision)

his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties

Examples

A little careful planning is important in gardening.

'How did you manage to be so late?' 'Just bad planning.'

A little forward planning (=thinking about how to do something before doing it) can save you a lot of expense.

Good financial planning is vital to business success.

Careful planning made the party a success.

the planning was more fun than the trip itself

his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties

I'm planning to be back here by 6:00.

She's planning to add some new flowers to the garden.

The general's staff is planning the army's next move.

We are busy planning the party.

The prisoners spent months planning their escape.

A teacher planning her next lesson

The students are planning a protest.

The company is planning to hire 200 workers.

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