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game plan

n.
1. Sports The strategy devised before or used during an event.
2. A strategy for reaching an objective: "Harvey decided the best game plan was to stay loose" (Cyra McFadden).
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game plan

n
1. a strategy
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a plan of campaign, esp in politics
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game′ plan`


n.
1. a carefully planned strategy, as in politics.
2. the strategy of an athletic team for winning a game.
[1965–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.game plan - (figurative) a carefully thought out strategy for achieving an objective in war or politics or business or personal affairs; "newscasters speculated about the President's game plan for an invasion"
scheme, strategy - an elaborate and systematic plan of action
2.game plan - (sports) a plan for achieving an objective in some sport
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
scheme, strategy - an elaborate and systematic plan of action
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game plan

noun
A method for making, doing, or accomplishing something:
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