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noun [countable] project pronunciation in British English /ˈprɒdʒekt/project pronunciation in British English /ˈprəʊdʒekt/
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pluralprojects
  1. a planned piece of work that has a particular aim, especially one that is organized by a government, company, or other organization
    an energy conservation project
    project for: a French-inspired project for European cooperation in high technologies
    project to do something: an ambitious project to modernize the road network
    phase/part of a project: The first phase of the engineering project is now complete.
    embark on/undertake a project: It is one of the biggest dam construction projects ever undertaken in Indonesia.
    someone’s pet project (=someone’s favourite project): The Minister of Culture’s pet project is a new arts centre for the city.
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    1. a.
      a piece of work that involves collecting detailed information about something
      project on: Students must also complete a project on a topic of their own choice.
      research project: The university has a new research project to study language development in babies.
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