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crash program

noun
  1. a plan of action entailing rapid and intensive production, growth, or the like, undertaken to meet a deadline or solve a pressing problem: a crash program to develop a new fighter plane.
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Origin of crash program

First recorded in 1945–50
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Historical Examples of crash program

  • We must not return to the "crash-program" psychology of the past when each new feint by the Communists was responded to in panic.

    Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to 2006

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