Meaning of SCHEME in English

SCHEME

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a colour scheme (= the colours that you use in a room, painting etc )

Have you decided on a colour scheme?

a compensation scheme (= system for providing compensation )

There is a compensation scheme for radiation-linked diseases.

a discount scheme (= system for giving discounts to people )

Many stores operate discount schemes for regular customers.

a loyalty scheme (= when a company or shop gives customers a reward for continuing to use them )

The supermarket operates a loyalty scheme.

a reduction plan/programme/scheme

The terms of the treaty call for a three-phase troop reduction programme.

an aid programme/scheme/package

The UN aid programme provided most of the finance.

an award scheme British English

The league started a new award scheme for young players.

an incentive scheme/system

The incentive scheme was introduced to encourage companies to use renewable energy sources.

an insurance scheme

The costs involved in private medical insurance schemes have risen steeply.

an investment scheme British English , an investment program AmE:

Most investment schemes are subject to tax.

colour scheme

devise a plan/scheme

Together they devised a clever plan to escape.

draw up a plan/scheme

Local authorities have drawn up new plans for waste disposal.

drop a scheme/program etc

Some banks have dropped their student loan scheme.

grandiose scheme/plan/idea etc

grandiose schemes of urban renewal

hare-brained scheme

his latest hare-brained scheme

pension scheme

put forward a plan/scheme

Both parties have put forward plans for political reform.

pyramid scheme

rental contract/scheme/service etc

Could you sign the rental agreement?

superannuation scheme

work experience placement/programme/scheme etc

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

national

As well as organising conferences and courses the group also helped set up a national awards scheme and backed a number of arts publications.

The list is part of a national registration scheme which comes into effect from today.

They are paid into a fund specially earmarked to meet the costs of the national insurance scheme - the National Insurance Fund.

Cases were assigned to areas according to their residence address at diagnosis as defined for the national cancer registration scheme .

Most people have to pay contributions into the national insurance scheme while they are working.

A national mobility scheme operates within the public sector, and some social housing is constructed beyond the cities by housing associations.

Sometimes, firms will not wish to apply the National TransAction scheme , and will refuse to conduct business on that footing.

new

Will a new grant scheme be introduced to encourage the building of private sidings or intermodal terminals?

You could call the new scheme neo-Baroque.

When landlord John Gardner bought the pub he decided it needed a new colour scheme .

A new scheme designed to help our regular theatregoers to save money.

A new performance-related pay scheme was introduced.

At the same time as introducing the new income support scheme , the rules for eligibility to housing benefit have been tightened.

The Department of Employment does not gather such figures, especially under the new scheme of determining unemployment statistics.

occupational

As illustrated inPart I, there has been a growth in occupational pension schemes .

Employers can no longer require membership of an occupational pension scheme as a condition of service.

A growing feature of the employment contract over the years has been the provision of occupational pension schemes for retirement and sickness.

Their importance is expected to increase as higher percentages of those approaching retirement age are members of occupational pension schemes .

This ruling mirrored the previous one but applied to occupational pension schemes as opposed to the then state retirement ages.

Personal pensions work on a different principle from most occupational schemes or superannuation.

Over 800,000 people are now covered by new occupational pension schemes .

Also, if you are a member of your employer's occupational pension scheme , these changes are of little relevance.

■ NOUN

classification

Append notation Naturally a classification scheme is not complete until the notation has been added.

This chapter considers each of these components of a classification scheme in turn.

Notation for classification schemes will be considered at greater length in section 13.3. 6.

A number of factors determine the length of the notation in a classification scheme .

Father's occupation and social class were coded by the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys 1980 classification scheme .

Notation has an important impact on the effectiveness of a classification scheme .

The Library of Congress Classification Scheme is very evidently enumerative, but then all the major classification schemes are.

Bliss believed that the most important aspect of a classification scheme was the order of its main classes.

colour

And at Christmas these colour schemes are given an extra layer of sparkle.

The much-loved dresser was the inspiration for the colour scheme that links all five storeys.

As you know, I decided to keep the same colour scheme as we have in Paris.

I planned to amplify this change of mood by having different colour schemes .

All I considered necessary was to simplify the design of the icon and give it a different colour scheme .

The colour scheme of his outfit is taken from the unmistakable red and white cap of the fungus.

A formal aquascape can be tailored to compliment the decor of the room, following the same colour scheme and style.

insurance

Also, the social insurance scheme would cost more if there was a high level of unemployment.

At the present time, the majority of old people claim retirement pensions under the National Insurance scheme .

The costs involved in private medical insurance schemes have been rising very rapidly compared with inflation generally.

So they are extending their repertoire of services to include unit trusts, PEPs plans and insurance schemes .

The Law Society ran a compulsory liability insurance scheme for solicitors under statutory powers.

We see one specially strong advantage in an industry-wide self-financing insurance scheme of this sort.

Beveridge's insurance scheme was broadly put into legislation.

So I decided to look into private insurance schemes .

pension

Pensions from your employer Many people belong to a pension scheme run by an employer.

Subsequent valuation of a pension scheme A company's year end is 31 March.

Many employees run private pension schemes , but often these won't provide enough income to give you a really comfortable lifestyle.

How companies can set up a group pension scheme for their employees.

As illustrated inPart I, there has been a growth in occupational pension schemes .

Private pension scheme tax concessions grew as part of deliberate policy.

The Hon. Gentleman asked what would happen if a pension scheme collapsed.

Their importance is expected to increase as higher percentages of those approaching retirement age are members of occupational pension schemes .

pilot

In April 1982 Cambridgeshire introduced a four-year pilot scheme that involved seven volunteer schools: six secondary, one primary.

It is actively looking for more pilot schemes to identify the greater efficiencies needed and the best options available for waste collection.

The pilot scheme bid backed in principle by the committee yesterday is proposed for Darlington and Durham.

Expansion of this pilot scheme into a district service is planned.

A pilot scheme should give unemployed people aged over 55 £500 for an educational or training programme of their choice.

The measures were introduced following consultation with the public and disabled groups and will be monitored during an 18 month pilot scheme .

The government announced a pilot scheme to issue 45,000 training vouchers in 11 areas.

Benefit scheme: Details of a North-East pilot scheme aimed at increasing awareness of benefits available to working people were announced yesterday.

training

In October the new training scheme with start in which Medau music and movement will be combined with a training in physiotherapy.

He was taking advantage of one of the training schemes .

They acknowledged that there was an acute shortage of nurses throughout the country and concluded that a training scheme should be organised.

I hope that this will clarify the situation for your readers while in no way putting them off the certified training scheme .

Emphasis will be given to media training schemes and also to considering the establishment of a public broadcasting system.

The Prime Minister I should be happy to add that training scheme to the many other excellent training schemes we have at present.

The workshop is aimed at youth leaders who can develop media awareness training schemes in parishes and communities in their respective countries.

Some major agencies have a regular intake of graduates for training schemes .

■ VERB

develop

Insurance, building societies, unit trusts, banks have each developed an ombudsman scheme .

These parents want to do all they can to help, so they develop schemes to ensure that homework is completed.

We will maintain support for the arts and continue to develop schemes for greater sponsorship in co-operation with business and private individuals.

Work also began to develop a scheme for training and accrediting clerks who advise suspects in police stations.

The Government has set up an advisory group of experts, headed by Baroness Sally Greengross, to develop the scheme .

The workshop is aimed at youth leaders who can develop media awareness training schemes in parishes and communities in their respective countries.

Participants will also be encouraged to help develop local training schemes .

devise

U.N. accountants agreed to devise a creative payment scheme to stagger their bills.

Singh said that Pepper conspired with Young to devise the scheme to pass phony checks.

You must take time to devise a scheme that suits your own needs.

Aladdin followed them and, with his wife, devised a scheme to kill the sorcerer.

Perhaps the major problem in devising a special classification scheme is the definition of the subject area to be covered.

The irate king returned, and devised another scheme to doom the lucky boy.

He said Labour plans to devise a comprehensive scheme of transport improvements to suit Britain's needs.

Most will arrange a payment holiday, reduced payments for a specified period or devise a special scheme for you.

introduce

In April 1982 Cambridgeshire introduced a four-year pilot scheme that involved seven volunteer schools: six secondary, one primary.

He went on to say he would introduce a scheme for voluntary union membership as soon as possible.

Mr MacGregor said that he would delay introducing the scheme because of the demands made on teachers by other educational reforms.

He introduced a scheme in a firm which he was a director.

In the meantime, he suggested local authorities and individual schools might introduce their own schemes .

But from 11 October personal pension schemes may introduce facilities allowing scheme members to direct how funds are to be invested.

This does not, however, mean that the opportunity of introducing such a scheme is lost for ever.

As part of Estate Action we will introduce a new pilot scheme to promote homesteading.

join

Target date for application to join the scheme is late August with final Registration in early 1992.

Here, we explain the various possibilities if you wish to join a scheme run by your new employer.

People are queuing up to join the voluntary scheme .

I should like to say I joined the scheme out of humanitarian concerns but to be honest it was with a view to increasing business.

Stoddards for instance having had about two each year since they joined the scheme in 1986.

Does he appreciate the keen desire of many small practices to join these excellent schemes ?

For 1993-94, more departments and courses will be joining the Live Projects scheme .

Alternatively, you could join a card protection scheme .

launch

He's launched a scheme which gives these farmers access to modern farm machinery and he teaches them how to use it.

The Newcastle has launched a two-year scheme at 10.45 percent.

Their kindness and co-operation has allowed us to launch this exciting new scheme for the benefit of residents and visitors to Northamptonshire.

Difficulty is being expressed with the method to be used to launch the scheme .

Even if they launch a new pension scheme with less generous benefits they face maintaining the solvency of the old fund.

Today the Lord Mayor launched a new scheme to help them.

By launching the commercial scheme in the guise of an athletic club it falls within the rules of the Amateur Athletic Association.

provide

The scheme provides awards of up to £2,000 per project for exploratory or pilot research.

A draft scheme to provide a comprehensive ambulance service for the whole of Bedfordshire was approved.

Hotels that wish to join the scheme provide details of their location, accommodation and facilities.

Mr Brown will draw up a multimillion-pound scheme to provide subsidised transport for people who find work.

Hitler's architectural schemes required war to provide the booty and raw materials to fund them, and slave-labour to construct them.

The Oxfordshire scheme aims to provide a 6-month intensive programme.

However, critics claimed that this scheme did not provide sufficient funds to those in real need.

run

Many employees run private pension schemes , but often these won't provide enough income to give you a really comfortable lifestyle.

There is also a consideration of the cost of running a scheme .

A number of reasons exist as to why companies run funded schemes .

But a small company may not set up and run its own scheme .

Local authorities run a variety of schemes to help new businesses, these include grants, loans and the provision of premises.

The bank already runs a five-year career-break scheme as part of its equal opportunities policy.

Eleven ministries run 18 different subsidy schemes for everything from school lunches to milk.

This was a curious phenomenon that perplexed and exasperated those involved in running the scheme .

set

How groups of directors can set up a pension scheme for themselves.

Research is continuing to set up schemes in Braintree, Halstead, Witham and Coggeshall.

The advantage to teachers will then outweigh the inconvenience caused when we set up the scheme .

In those days units, or mobile rummage crews, setting up schemes between us as a result of local smuggling information.

More than half buy no peat at all and six county councils have set up schemes to produce peat-free compost.

In order to compensate firms for the loss of their retention rights, the federal government set up a scheme of export subsidies.

There is usually an initial charge for setting up the scheme , as well as an annual management fee.

The Government should consider setting up a scheme to provide top-up money when residents' families can not provide it themselves.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

pilot study/project/scheme etc

A pilot study is being carried out with Manchester University.

Olmsted saw Niagara as a pilot project for a larger and more ambitious campaign.

Schools are being invited to put forward their brightest pupils to do the tests as part of the pilot scheme.

The pilot scheme bid backed in principle by the committee yesterday is proposed for Darlington and Durham.

The colours were roughly matched for salience in pilot studies with healthy observers.

The Environmental Defense Fund brokered a series of pilot projects in Juarez, including one to test vehicle emissions.

Under a pilot scheme multinationals have been allowed to issue their own work permits to foreign staff.

With modest resources, the Agriculture Department is introducing the new technologies to growers in a handful of pilot projects nationwide.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a classification scheme

Adult literacy schemes have been run with great success in the inner cities.

He's always coming up with these dumb schemes for making money that just land us in trouble.

Several organizations run schemes to help women find work after their children have started school.

The government's Youth Training Scheme soon ran into difficulties.

Young came up with the scheme to pass phony checks.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Easy payment schemes are often possible and for the unemployed or those in receipt of benefits colleges often waive tuition fees.

I do volunteer work for a victim support scheme .

In 1981 a £30 million government scheme was launched to encourage industry to switch from oil and gas to coal-fired boilers.

In the coming year, changes are being made which will increase the range of the scheme .

The scheme was criticized by Second Division Clubs on the grounds that they had to share the onus equally with the better-off.

Therefore, we consider first the operation of the legal aid scheme .

This chapter considers each of these components of a classification scheme in turn.

Tony Prior, Prior Harwin's chairman, then proposed a scheme to save both the company and investors' funds.

II. verb

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Against all the rules of the competition, Nick was scheming to win.

As the King got older, he became convinced that his family were scheming against him.

Behind the scenes, a small group was scheming to remove the Chairman from office.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But this one, this Donald, he measured you, he was cold and narrow, and he schemed.

He served him well by telling him the truth and by refusing to scheme against him.

I dropped right opposite her and began scheming right off.

That means his brother Joseph is required to be a scheming hypocrite.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.