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No, but the whole thing seemed to be a kind of a preplanned thing.

You said that you were beginning to wonder whether this is a preplanned affair.

If there is no public fallout shelter near your home, prepare a permanent or preplanned family shelter at home.

You have said she is too cold, you have said you thought that all this was preplanned.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s as a technical term in perspective drawing; 1706 as "drawing, sketch, or diagram of any object," from French plan "ground plan, map," literally "plane surface" (mid-16c.), from Latin planum "level or flat surface," noun use of adjective planus "level, flat" (see plane (n.1)). The notion is of "a drawing on a flat surface." Meaning "scheme of action, design" is first recorded 1706, possibly influenced by French planter "to plant," from Italian planta "ground plan."

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