open plan

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noun

a floor plan without fully enclosed spaces for distinct rooms.

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Compare closed plan.

Origin of open plan

First recorded in 1935–40

Related formso·pen-plan, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for open-plan

open-plan

adjective

having no or few dividing walls between areasan open-plan office floor
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