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Preparations and plans

preparation

noun

the process of making someone or something ready for something

agreement

noun

an arrangement or decision about what to do, made by two or more people, groups, or organizations

plan

noun

a series of actions that you think about carefully to help you to achieve something

planning

noun

the process of deciding how you will do something before you do it

programme

noun

a plan of activities for achieving something

strategy

noun

a plan or method for achieving something, especially over a long period of time

tactic

noun

a particular method or plan for achieving something

plot

noun

a secret plan to do something bad, made by two or more people

conspiracy

noun

a secret plan by a group of people to do something bad or illegal, especially in politics

blueprint

noun

a detailed plan for doing something new, or something that is a model for how something should be done

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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