Definition of 'open-plan'
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The custom furniture and luxury textiles set it apart from a plain old open-plan room. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This makes the open-plan offices quite a noisy place to work. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Doing away with internal doors to make a small area open-plan will maximise the space. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He has moved away from the de rigueur open-plan space of the contemporary home. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It has an open-plan kitchen and two balconies. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Remember the arguments for open-plan offices so eagerly taken up by managers who realised the cost savings? Times, Sunday Times (2012)French doors from the modern open-plan kitchen and dining area lead out on to a terrace. Times, Sunday Times (2015)At the back of the house is an open-plan kitchen and dining room stretching out into the garden. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If you are in an open-plan office try and find a room which you can borrow for a couple of hours. Coping with Stress at Work (1988)Will the ground floor be open-plan? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Or maybe they are selling up to escape the hell of young family life in a house with an open-plan ground floor. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He is in the process of moving out of his executive suite to an open-plan space in the middle of the office. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The three-bedroom terraced home has an open-plan ground floor and a secluded courtyard patio. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In reality, the house they have ended up with is not quite conventional open-plan space. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The modern workplace is all about teams, open-plan offices and collective brainstorming. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It has four bedrooms, an almost entirely open-plan ground floor and an underground garage. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It has an open-plan lounge, kitchen and dining area. The Sun (2014)There is a large open-plan reception area, and a balcony and terrace with views of the marina. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The study also has a window on to the atrium, while the gym is an open-plan area. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You enter straight into the large open-plan front room, from which the kitchen branches off and stairs lead up. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. open-plan is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'open-plan'
British English: open-plan ADJECTIVE
An open-plan building, office, or room has no internal walls dividing it into smaller areas.
The firm's top managers share the same open-plan office.
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