Definition of town planning noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


town planning

BrE BrE//ˌtaʊn ˈplænɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌtaʊn ˈplænɪŋ//
(also planning) [uncountable]
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the control of the development of towns and their buildings, roads, etc. so that they can be pleasant and convenient places for people to live in; the subject that studies this
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: town planning