Definition of 'planning'
Video: pronunciation of 'planning'
Example sentences containing 'planning'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Planning controls are the only protection we have. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Planning laws will be relaxed to make it easier to upgrade properties without long and costly procedures. The Sun (2015)Planning laws need to be eased to get massive building programmes going. The Sun (2013)Planning officers had already recommended the company application should be refused because of the potential noise and traffic. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Planning controls must be strengthened, not relaxed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Planning applications will be swept through under new laws in under 18 months. The Sun (2008)Planning applications are being processed for more than 3,000. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Planning laws are being freed up, which means good chunks of land should become available. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Planning laws, tax and and other policies may not support the industry. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Planning applications are being considered. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Planning officers had recommended that the shale exploration company's applications be rejected because of night-time noise and traffic on rural roads. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Trends of 'planning'
Extremely Common. planning is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'planning'
British English: planning /ˈplænɪŋ/ NOUN
Planning is the process of deciding in detail how to do something before you actually start to do it.
The trip needs careful planning.
- American English: planning
- Arabic: تَخْطِيط
- Brazilian Portuguese: planejamento
- Chinese: 计划
- Croatian: planiranje
- Czech: plánování
- Danish: planlægning
- Dutch: planning
- European Spanish: planificación
- Finnish: suunnittelu
- French: planification
- German: Planung
- Greek: σχεδιασμός
- Italian: pianificazione
- Japanese: 計画
- Korean: 기획
- Norwegian: planlegging
- Polish: planowanie
- European Portuguese: planeamento
- Romanian: a planifica
- Russian: планирование
- Spanish: planificación
- Swedish: planering
- Thai: การวางแผน
- Turkish: planlama
- Ukrainian: планування
- Vietnamese: quy hoạch
Definition of planning from the Collins English Dictionary
GDPR, yanny/laurel & MadaBaka Beat: May’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this May with Robert Groves.
Ruby Chocolate, Fatberg & Right to be Forgotten: April’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this month with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.