Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Gosplan

[gos-plahn]
See more synonyms for Gosplan on Thesaurus.com
noun (in the Soviet Union)
  1. the official planning organization, which drew up projects embracing trade and industry, agriculture, education, and public health.
Show More

Origin of Gosplan

< Russian Gosplán, for Gosudárstvennaya plánovaya komíssiya State Planning Commission
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for gosplan

Gosplan

noun
  1. 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
Show More

Word Origin

C20: from Russian Gos (udarstvennaya) Plan (ovaya Comissiya) State Planning Committee
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012