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project

noun [C]     /ˈprɒdʒ.ekt/ US  /ˈprɑː.dʒekt/
B2 a piece of planned work or an activity that is finished over a period of time and intended to achieve a particular aim : the Kings Cross housing project a scientific research project Her latest project is a film based on the life of a 19th-century music hall star . My next project is decorating the kitchen .Plans and arrangements A2 a study of a particular subject done over a period of time , especially by students : He's doing a class project on pollution . In our third year at college everyone had to do a special project.Classes, courses and coursework
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