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“projected” in American English

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projectedadjective [ not gradable ]

us /prəˈdʒek·tɪd/

(of an amount or result expected in the future) calculated from information already known:

The projected population growth will keep doctors busy.

(Definition of “projected” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“projected” in Business English

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projectedadjective [ before noun ]

/prəˈdʒektɪd/ uk us /prəˈdʒektɪd/ ECONOMICS, FINANCE

planned for the future or calculated based on information already known:

With millions of water bottles used each year across the city, the 10¢-per-bottle tax would add up to a projected $21 million.
The revenue has helped to turn last year's projected loss of €3.4m into an expected profit of €3m.
projected rate/level/range The projected rate of growth for the global economy is 1.7%.
projected earnings/growth/increase Passenger revenue rose by 3.3% to $918 million, against projected growth of 9.9%.

(Definition of “projected” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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