crash-program

crash program

noun
a plan of action entailing rapid and intensive production, growth, or the like, undertaken to meet a deadline or solve a pressing problem: a crash program to develop a new fighter plane.

Origin:
1945–50

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crash program

noun
a rapid and intense course of training or research (usually undertaken in an emergency); "he took a crash course in Italian on his way to Italy"; "his first job was a crash course in survival and in learning how to get along with people"; "a crash programme is needed to create new jobs" [syn: crash course
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