planning board

noun
a board appointed to advise the chief administrator
Syn: ↑advisory board
Hypernyms: ↑board
Hyponyms: ↑cabinet, ↑Kashag
Member Holonyms:

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noun
: a body of citizens appointed to prepare or administer a plan (as for the growth and development of a city)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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