Meaning of “European plan” in the English Dictionary

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"European plan" in British English

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European plannoun [ U ]

uk /jʊə.rəˈpiː.ən ˌplæn/ us /jʊr.əˈpiː.ən ˌplæn/ US

Examples from literature

  • I took a room in a small but respectable hotel, European plan. 
  • The hotel, though Asiatic, was kept on the European plan. 
  • We have not yet imported the idea of a European hotel in any respect, though we long ago imported what we call the European plan. 

(Definition of “European plan” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)