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project

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈprɒdʒekt/
a piece of planned work or an activity which is done over a period of time and intended to achieve a particular purpose: The date for starting the project will be set once financing is completed.set up/launch a project They set up the research project with help from the university.fund/pay for/finance a project Two local businesses funded the project. manage/run a project complete/finish a project a joint/large/major project a building/construction/development project
→ See also capital project, greenfield project
(Definition of project noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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