Meaning of “open-plan” in the English Dictionary

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"open-plan" in British English

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open-planadjective

uk /ˌəʊ.pənˈplæn/ us /ˌoʊ.pənˈplæn/

An open-plan room or building has few or no walls inside, so it is not divided into smaller rooms:

an open-plan office

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

"open-plan" in Business English

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open-planadjective

uk /ˌəʊpənˈplæn/ us WORKPLACE, PROPERTY

used to describe a room or building which has few or no walls inside, so it is not divided into smaller rooms:

Open-plan offices function well for people who need to be communicating with each other all the time.

(Definition of “open-plan” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)