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English definition of “projection”

projection

noun [C] (CALCULATION)    /prəˈdʒek.ʃən/
C1 a calculation or guess about the future based on information that you have: The company has failed to achieve last year's sales projections by 30 percent .Predicting things and intuition
(Definition of projection noun (CALCULATION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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