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noun [uncountable] planning pronunciation in American English /ˈplænɪŋ/
  1. 1
    the process of deciding how you will do something before you do it
    Forward planning is essential.
  2. 2
    mainly British the control of building and development in towns, cities, and other areas, especially by local government
    The planning application was agreed by the district council last week.
    New development zones must get approval from urban planning departments.
    See also town planning


… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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