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project

verb  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.
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