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city planning

noun
1.
the activity or profession of determining the future physical arrangement and condition of a community, involving an appraisal of the present condition, a forecast of future requirements, a plan for the fulfillment of these requirements, and proposals for constructional, legal, and financial programs to implement the plan.
Also called town planning, urbanism, urban planning.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
Related forms
city planner, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for city-planner

city planning

noun
1.
the US term for town planning
Derived Forms
city planner, noun
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