(in hotels) a system of paying a fixed rate that covers lodging and service but not meals. Abbreviation: EP
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Compare American plan.
Origin of European plan
An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
Words nearby European plan
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British Dictionary definitions for European plan
US a hotel rate of charging covering room and service but not mealsCompare American plan
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