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[mass noun] The management of resources according to a plan of economic or political development.
- ‘This paper deals with the problem of linking a planification level to a sensory motor level.’
- ‘Some argue that it amounted to Socialism, others saw a clear line of development between Italian fascism and France's much more ‘civilised’ programme of planification.’
1950s: from French planifier to plan (see -fication).
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