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[gos-plahn] /gɒsˈplɑn/
noun, (in the Soviet Union)
the official planning organization, which drew up projects embracing trade and industry, agriculture, education, and public health.
Origin of Gosplan
< Russian Gosplán, for Gosudárstvennaya plánovaya komíssiya State Planning Commission Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for Gosplan


the state planning commission of the former Soviet Union or any of its constituent republics: it was responsible for coordination and development of the economy, social services, etc
Word Origin
C20: from Russian Gos(udarstvennaya) Plan(ovaya Comissiya) State Planning Committee
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