game plan

noun
|Updated on: 12 Aug 2018

Definition of game plan

: a strategy for achieving an objective

game-plan

play \ˈgām-ˌplan\ intransitive verb

Examples of game plan in a Sentence

  1. The governor is developing a game plan to lure businesses to the region.

  2. what's our game plan for touring the city?

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First Known Use of game plan

1941

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GAME PLAN Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of game plan for English Language Learners

  • : a plan for playing a game (such as American football or soccer)

  • : a plan for doing or achieving something



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