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projected

adjective [before noun]     /prəˈdʒektɪd/ 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%.
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