town planning


town planning
designing the physical layout of cities, planning the infrastructure of an urban area

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • town planning — ► NOUN ▪ the planning and control of the construction, growth, and development of a town or other urban area. DERIVATIVES town planner noun …   English terms dictionary

  • town planning — noun uncount the planning and designing of buildings, roads, and services in a town …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • town planning — n [U] the study of the way towns work, so that roads, houses, services etc can be provided as effectively as possible >town planner n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • town planning — N UNCOUNT: oft N n Town planning is the planning and design of all the new buildings, roads, and parks in a place in order to make them attractive and convenient for the people who live there …   English dictionary

  • town planning —    In retrospect, the 1960s and 1970s seem marked by poor town planning, based on tower blocks, corrupt politics, aggressive property development and bypasses. The 1980s, by contrast, were characterized by a renewed interest in urbanism, in… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • town planning. — town planner. See city planning. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • town planning. — town planner. See city planning. [1900 05] …   Useful english dictionary

  • town planning — noun the physical, social and economic planning of an urban environment (such as a town) Syn: urban planning …   Wiktionary

  • town planning — noun the planning and control of the construction, growth, and development of a town or other urban area. Derivatives town planner noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • town planning — noun determining and drawing up plans for the future physical arrangement and condition of a community • Syn: ↑city planning, ↑urban planning • Hypernyms: ↑planning • Member Meronyms: ↑zoning …   Useful english dictionary

  • town planning — UK / US noun [uncountable] British the planning and designing of buildings, roads, and services in a town …   English dictionary


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