- European Recovery Program.
- Informal. any comprehensive program for federally supported economic assistance, as for urban renewal.
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- a programme of US economic aid for the reconstruction of post-World War II Europe (1948–52)Official name: European Recovery Programme
Word Origin and History for marshall plan
1947, named for its initiator, George C. Marshall (1880-1959), U.S. Secretary of State 1947-49.
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