five-year plan

Five-Year Plan
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyv-yeer]
    • /ˈfaɪvˌyɪər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyv-yeer]
    • /ˈfaɪvˌyɪər/

Definitions of five-year plan words

  • noun five-year plan any plan for national economic or industrial development specifying goals to be reached within a period of five years, especially as undertaken by the Soviet Union and China. 1
  • noun five-year plan (formerly in socialist economies) a government plan for economic development over a period of five years 0

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Origin of five-year plan

First appearance:

before 1925
One of the 11% newest English words
1925-30; orig. probably as translation of Russian pyatilétka

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five-year plan popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 2% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

Synonyms for five-year plan

noun five-year plan

  • blueprint — A blueprint for something is a plan or set of proposals that shows how it is expected to work.
  • scheme — a plan, design, or program of action to be followed; project.
  • approach — When you approach something, you get closer to it.
  • big picture — a broad, overall view or perspective of an issue or problem.
  • mapWalter, c1140–1209? Welsh ecclesiastic, poet, and satirist.

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