Definition of planner noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈplænə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈplænər//
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  1. 1 (also town planner) a person whose job is to plan the growth and development of a town A meeting was held with the architects and planners to finalize plans for the new shopping complex.
  2. 2a person who makes plans for a particular area of activity curriculum planners see also certified financial planner
  3. 3a book, chart, computer program, etc. that contains dates and is used for recording information, arranging meetings, etc. a journey planner a wall planner a personal budget planner
  4. Extra examples Emergency planners are keeping a close eye on forecasts. It is designed as a guide for curriculum planners and materials writers. The changes have important implications for health services planners. The oil crisis gave economic planners a jolt. town/​city/​urban planners
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: planner