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Five-Year Plan

[fahyv-yeer] /ˈfaɪvˌyɪər/
noun, (sometimes lowercase)
1.
any plan for national economic or industrial development specifying goals to be reached within a period of five years, especially as undertaken by the Soviet Union and China.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; orig. probably as translation of Russian pyatilétka
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Five-Year Plan

noun
1.
(formerly in socialist economies) a government plan for economic development over a period of five years
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