an economic system in which the government controls and regulates production, distribution, prices, etc.
another name for command economy
A type of economy in which some central authority makes a wide range of decisions pertaining to production and wages.
Note: The former Soviet Union and other communist nations are examples of planned economies.
noun 1. a method of stimulating consumer demand by designing products that wear out or become outmoded after limited use. noun 1. the policy of deliberately limiting the life of a product in order to encourage the purchaser to replace it Also called built-in obsolescence planned obsolescence [(ob-suh-les-uhns)] Incorporating into a product features that will […]
Trademark. 1. an organization offering counseling and health-care services for family planning and for venereal disease and other reproductive problems. Planned Parenthood A service mark used for an organization that provides family planning services.
[plan-er] /ˈplæn ər/ noun 1. a person who . 2. a book, similar to a desk calendar, for recording appointments, things to be done, etc. /ˈplænə/ noun 1. a person who makes plans, esp for the development of a town, building, etc 2. a chart for recording future appointments, tasks, goals, etc n. 1716, “one […]
The original name for PLASMA.