plan B

or Plan B

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noun

a strategy or plan to be implemented if the original one proves impracticable or unsuccessful.

Origin of plan B

First recorded in 1975–80; from the assumption that the original plan is ‘plan A’
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Related Words for plan b

contingency, alternative, backup, substitute

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