planning


planning
noun
ADJECTIVE
careful, detailed, meticulous, thoughtful
poor
initial

the initial planning stage

advance, forward

The trip calls for careful advance planning.

contingency

Costs can be reduced by effective contingency planning.

central

the Soviet system of central planning

long-range, long-term
short-term
corporate
family

They give free advice on contraception at the family planning clinic.

city, town, urban
business, economic, educational, environmental, financial, military, strategic
retirement
estate (esp. AmE)

an attorney who specializes in estate planning

VERB + PLANNING
call for, need, require, take

This can be done, but it will take careful planning.

do

The industry needs to do some long-term planning.

PLANNING + NOUN
phase, stage

The idea is still at the planning stage.

process
decisions, issues
services
meeting
application (BrE)
approval, consent, permission (all esp. BrE)

We've applied for planning permission to build an extension to the house.

authority (BrE), committee (esp. BrE), department (esp. BrE)

The plans were considered by the local planning authority.

PREPOSITION
in the planning

The festival was four years in the planning.

planning for

Planning for future development is vital for the community.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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