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Plan B (German)

Part of speech: word combination, part of speech: noun, (male)

As a genitive form comes next of plan B also of plan B in front. But there are no references.
Plan B, no plural
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˌPlaːnˈbeː]
Word meaning / definition:
1) the first alternative; a proposed alternative in case the first plan does not work
Related terms:
1) Alternative, fallback plan
Application examples:
1) “A motorcycle accident put an abrupt end to many of his plans. He's been alive ever since Plan B - and quite successfully at that. "
1) “Hermann Rühle shows you how to develop your portfolio of alternatives. With a Plan B A crisis won't catch you on the wrong foot in the drawer - you have both feet firmly on the ground in your professional life. "
Nominative: singular Plan B; Plural
Genitive: singular Plan B; Plural
Dative: singular Plan B; Plural
Accusative: singular Plan B; Plural


    • Bokmål: 1) plan B (male)

Similar words (German):B plan

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

Real estate investor Schoofs has one Plan B for Kölner Strasse.
Kölnische Rundschau, January 24, 2019

Because the renovation of the community center is delayed, the cultural advisor pulls one in at the presentation of the spring program Plan B out of the hat.
Mercury, October 20, 2018

The electorate approves the referendum. The finance director is disappointed. One Plan B the government does not have.
Basler Zeitung, November 25, 2018

After the failed merger talks with Commerzbank, a Plan B lacking is the criticism.
DiePresse.com, April 29, 2019

The Prime Minister wants one today Plan B for leaving the European Union.
Bernerzeitung.ch, January 20, 2019

The Fortuna President Westendorf actually needs one Plan B implement.
Kölnische Rundschau, May 24, 2020

For the scheduled presentation of the P40 family, Huawei has opted for Plan B decided.
Computer picture, March 10, 2020

They even had one Plan B ready. Nevertheless, burglars made their calculations without the landlord.
Mercury, August 16, 2020

Maybe Neuruppin's Martini market with one Plan B can take place, will be decided in the next week.
Moz.de, August 28, 2020

With a Plan B the SP leadership wants to keep its own base from saying yes to tax breaks.
Tagesanzeiger.ch, September 12, 2020

The usage examples were selected automatically and may therefore contain errors.

Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • alternative: one of several possibilities or an alternative (see also avoiding); Choice between two mutually exclusive options (original meaning; only so in the underlying Latin word age); Logic A statement in which two statements are connected by an inclusive or and which is true if and only if at least one of them is true; Self-designation, proper name: grouping with a political goal beyond the established bourgeois parties with an ecological and civil law focus, e.g. B. GAL
  • Choice
  • option: Choice, alternative: the possibility of being able to choose between different offers; Financial futures: the right to buy or sell something at a later date at an agreed price
  • Option
  • third way

Another word (synonym) for Plan B - Source: OpenThesaurus

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Entries from our dictionary containing "Plan B":

Zoning plan: ... the structural use Origin of the term: determinative compound from the nouns development and plan as well as the joint element -s Abbreviation: 1) B-Plan synonyms: 1) ...

Energy saving: Mankind consumes more energy year after year and, in the interests of species conservation, would be well served with energy savings, because the earth only supplies this to a limited extent and humans have not yet found a plan B.

Two stop strategy: ... pit stops are planned. Superordinate terms: 1) Strategy application examples: 1) "In the event of an emergency, Lotus had a two-stop strategy as plan B in ...

Road salt container: ... 1) "The children of the elementary school together with young people from the production school" Plan B "de-rusted the old road salt container on the school premises and with great attention to detail ...

B plans: Part of Speech: Declined Form Syllabification: B-Plä | ne Pronunciation / Stress: IPA: [ˈbeːˌplɛːnə] Grammatical features: Nominative plural of the noun B-Plan Genitive plural of the noun B-Plan Accusative plural of the noun B-Plan

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