Definition of 'plan'
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Taking charge of your future begins when you map out detailed plans for your working life. The Sun (2017)The group has other plans to improve its lot. Times, Sunday Times (2017)You plan to make an application as soon as your financial adviser returns from his holiday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Three trusts have banned the treatment and two others are planning to end it this year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or do you think inheriting money is a bad thing and plan to do something else with your assets? Times, Sunday Times (2017)The Government plans to double the three penalty points for using a mobile. The Sun (2016)Almost two thirds said knowing they might be asked to move out at short notice made it difficult to plan for the future. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There are rumours that some of the larger housebuilders have plans for the area, too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Met has filed a public sector procurement notice detailing its plans. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She took a particular interest in town planning, historic buildings, and the environment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These extensive projects are subject to detailed planning and business case approval. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The main reason given for not maintaining the facilities was that replacement buildings were planned. The Sun (2009)The third year the town government planned to build a road five miles westward into the wilderness. Christianity Today (2000)Twitter declined to comment on the details of its plans. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You should make your plans and go. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)Commercial property is waved through planning committees in areas of risk. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The idea of planning is a hurdle that many couples need to cross. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet government kept trying to do things by grand plan. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His disposable income should then be used to meet his financial planning objectives. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This contingency planning is something that women often do well. Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)This helps you put life plans into action. The Sun (2014)That makes it more difficult to plan for the long term. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It plans to close hundreds more in the coming years. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There are more demonstrations planned for today. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These plans and drawings are supplemented with copious notes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Luck is building for the plan that links family in two different towns. The Sun (2008)There appears to have been no detailed plans for what followed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She was accused of adding the stripes to spite neighbours who objected to her building plans. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His group plans a more ambitious onslaught. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The company will announce details of its plans next month. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can persuade and inspire the people you care about to make positive plans. The Sun (2013)Look again at major plans tonight. The Sun (2015)The Government plans to give free financial advice to all. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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