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noun projection pronunciation in American English /prəˈdʒekʃ(ə)n/ 
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  1. 1
    [countable] a calculation of the way that something will change and develop in the future, especially of how fast it will grow or become smaller

    population/profit projections

    a projection of economic growth for all member states

    It is his job to make projections about publishing trends.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the action of sending an image to a screen
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  3. 5
    [countable/uncountable] a method of making a map, or a map made by this method
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