how to pronounce plan


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plan is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of plan in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… ursprünglich war der plan dass ich ein …”

meanings of plan


  1. Technical drawing or diagram.
  2. Plan (way of procedure).
  3. Project.
  4. Idea, clue (insight or understanding).
  5. Detailed map.


  1. Plain, forthright.
  2. Planar, flat.

plan frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word plan occurs in german on average 64.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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