Project is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- (Canada) IPA: /ˈpɹɑdʒεk̚t/
- (UK) IPA: /ˈpɹəʊʤεkt/ or /pɹɒʤεkt/, SAMPA: /"pr@UdZEkt/ or /"prQdZEkt/
- (US) IPA: /ˈpɻɑʤεkt/
Audio (Canada) (noun) (file)
- (Canada) IPA: /pɹəˈʤεk̚t/
- (UK) IPA: /prəˈʤεkt/, SAMPA: /pr@"dZEkt/
- (US) IPA: /pɻəˈʤεkt/
Audio (Canada) (verb) (file) Audio (US) (file)
- A project is a complex job or assignment, often involving research or construction.
- Shell is also working on projects to help find training and work experience for some of Brazil's 13 million street children.
- The paper summarizes fifty research projects on the relationship between unemployment and crime.
- She's a project manager with British construction company John Mowlem.
- At college, I did this project on images of Black women in the media because it bothered me.
- (transitive & intransitive) If you project, you plan for or estimate something in the future.
- We have projected the loss of income forward for five years.
- Projecting into the future, wondering what may or may not happen and being afraid of it, is a common danger.
- (intransitive) If something projects out or beyond something else, it stands out.
- During flight, the legs of this bird project beyond the tail.
- (transitive) If you project an image somewhere, you use light to make it appear there.
- During the presentation, she projected various graphs on the screen behind her.
- (transitive) If you project an image, you try to give people a particular feeling about something.
- The program will project a modern image of workers.