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"project" in British English

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projectnoun [C]

uk   /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 purpose: 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.
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.

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projectverb

uk   /prəˈdʒekt/ us   /prəˈdʒekt/
  • project verb (CALCULATE)

[T usually passive] to calculate an amount or number expected in the future from information already known: [+ to infinitive] Government spending is projected to rise by three percent next year.
  • project verb (THROW)

[T] to throw or direct something forwards, with force: 90 percent of the projected missiles will hit their target.
project your voice
to sing or speak loudly and clearly: It's a big theatre so you really have to project your voice if you're going to be heard at the back.
  • project verb (MAKE AN IMAGE)

[T] to cause a film, image, or light to appear on a screen or other surface: Laser images were projected onto a screen.
[T] specialized psychology to wrongly imagine that someone else is feeling a particular emotion or desire when in fact it is you who feels this way: I suspect he's projecting his fears onto you.
[T] If you project a particular quality, that quality is what most people notice about you: Recently the president has sought to project a much tougher image.
(Definition of project from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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projectnoun

us   /ˈprɑdʒ·ekt, -ɪkt/
  • project noun (PIECE OF WORK)

[C] a piece of planned work or activity that is completed over a period of time and intended to achieve a particular aim: a research project construction projects Painting the bedroom is Steve’s next project.
  • project noun (BUILDING)

[C usually pl] a housing project

projectverb

us   /prəˈdʒekt/
  • project verb (CALCULATE)

[T] to calculate an amount or result expected in the future from information already known: The hotels are projecting big profits. [+ (that) clause] They project (that) 31 billion people will watch the World Cup.
  • project verb (STICK OUT)

[I] to stick out beyond the edge of something: The hotel dining room projects (out) over the water.
  • project verb (MAKE AN IMAGE)

[T] to cause a picture or light to appear on a surface: We don’t have a screen but we can project the slides onto the back wall.
  • project verb (THROW)

[T] to throw something forward or into the air: The device allows you to scoop up a ball and project it some 140 feet.
[T] To project is also to speak or sing loudly and clearly: Singers are used to projecting their voices.
(Definition of project from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"project" in Business English

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projectnoun [C]

uk   /ˈprɒdʒekt/ us  
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

projectverb [T]

uk   /prəʊˈdʒekt/ us  
ECONOMICS, FINANCE to calculate an amount or number expected in the future from information already known: The amount was less than we had projected. The state is projecting a $275 million shortfall for the rest of the fiscal year.be projected (to do sth) Growth rate is projected for five years. The deficit is projected to rise to $17 million next year. The project controller said the highway was currently seeing between 20,000 and 24,000 vehicles a day, fewer than the 26,000 originally projected. The review projects that gas could end up accounting for more than 50% of generating supply by 2020.
to plan for sth to happen or expect sth to happen: be projected to do sth The work is projected to start in November.
to make other people see or feel a particular quality or idea in the way you behave: The candidate projects supreme confidence in his own views and abilities. He was told that arriving in his Rolls-Royce might project the wrong image .
COMMUNICATIONS to cause an image to appear on a screen or surface using a projector: project sth on/onto sth The digital video will be projected on a huge I-MAX screen.
(Definition of project from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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