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noun projection pronunciation in British 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. 3
    [uncountable] the process of giving other people a particular idea about you
    the profession’s projection of an image of public service
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      [countable] an idea that seems real because of your own strong feelings
      The Devil may be a projection of our fears and insecurities.

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