or Plan B
a strategy or plan to be implemented if the original one proves impracticable or unsuccessful.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of plan B
First recorded in 1975–80; from the assumption that the original plan is ‘plan A’
Words nearby plan B
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Example sentences from the Web for plan B
Plan-B One Step contains the same active ingredient in the same concentration as Norlevo.Why Plan B Might Not Work for Women Over 176 Pounds|Kent Sepkowitz|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Medical definitions for plan B
[ plăn ]
A trademark for a drug that contains levonorgestrel and is a morning-after pill.
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