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Five-Year Plan

[ fahyv-yeer ]
/ ˈfaɪvˌyɪər /
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noun (sometimes lowercase)

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.

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Origin of Five-Year Plan

1925–30; originally probably as translation of Russian pyatilétka
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Five-Year Plan

noun

(formerly in socialist economies) a government plan for economic development over a period of five years
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