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master-plan

[mas-ter-plan, mah-ster-]
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verb (used with object), mas·ter-planned, mas·ter-plan·ning.
  1. to construct a master plan for: to master-plan one's career.
  2. to develop or improve (land, a community, a building complex, or the like) through a long-range plan that balances and harmonizes all elements: The engineers master-planned the island to provide for increases in the tourist population.
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master plan

noun
  1. a general plan or program for achieving an objective.
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Origin of master plan

First recorded in 1925–30
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blueprintschemeapproachmapplanprototypeschedule

British Dictionary definitions for master-plan

master plan

noun
  1. a comprehensive long-term strategy
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