project
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project(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (plan)
a. el proyecto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The health project will be implemented next year.El proyecto de sanidad se llevará a cabo el año que viene.
2. (task)
a. el trabajo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Could you help me with my science project?¿Me puedes ayudar con el trabajo de ciencias?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to show)
a. proyectar (film or slides)
His short will be projected in the theater.Su cortometraje se proyectará en el cine.
4. (to cast)
a. proyectar (light or shadow)
The plane's shadow was projected onto the clouds.La sombra del avión se proyectaba en las nubes.
5. (to propel)
a. despedir
The driver was projected out of the vehicle.El conductor salió despedido del vehículo.
6. (to convey)
a. proyectar (image or voice)
She projects a warm cheerful image.Proyecta una imagen cálida y alegre.
7. (to transfer emotions or views)
a. proyectar
It's easy to project your own prejudices onto others.Es fácil proyectar tus propios prejuicios sobre los demás.
8. (to forecast)
a. prever
No changes in growth rate are projected for the next few months.Se prevé que la tasa de crecimiento permanecerá invariable en los próximos meses.
9. (to estimate)
a. hacer una proyección de
The university annually projects its expenditure for financial aid.La universidad hace una proyección anual de sus gastos con vistas a la obtención de ayudas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
10. (to jut out; used with "out")
a. sobresalir
The roof of the building projects out over the terrace.El tejado del edificio sobresale por encima de la terraza.
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project
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (undertaking, plan)
a. el proyecto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (at school, university)
a. el trabajo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (commerce)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
project managerjefe(a) de proyecto
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (plan)
a. proyectar, planear
5. (propel)
a. proyectar
to project one's voiceproyectar la voz
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (protrude)
a. sobresalir, proyectarse
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project
[ˈprɒdʒekt]
noun
1 (scheme, plan) proyecto (m)
the film is his most ambitious project to date his idea was code-named Project Alpha money will also go into local development projects in Vietnam an international science project besides film and record projects, I have continued to work in the theater with older children, a good winter project might be to build a kite to use on the beach /a [research] project/ on the housing needs of the elderly the US Department of Energy is helping to fund a research project with car manufacturers to make electric cars /a government [construction] project/ involving Italian and Swiss companies
2 (Educ) (Univ) trabajo (m)
she's doing a project on frogs at school for her final year project she wrote her own opera all students must complete a project on a topic of their own choosing students complete projects for a personal tutor, working at home at their own pace
3 (also housing project) (US) urbanización (f) or barrio (m) de viviendas protegidas
she grew up in public housing projects we lived in a terrible housing project in Brooklyn an all-black low-income housing project of over ten thousand residents in a slum area of St Louis the rioting began at a public housing project, or council estate, in Oxford they had a small apartment in a public housing project
[prəˈdʒekt]
transitive verb
1 (estimate) [+costs, expenditure] hacer una proyección de
it is impossible to project costs from these figures a basic spreadsheet which allows us to project likely acquisition costs we have been asked to project our expenditure over the next five years
2 (forecast) prever
the population of Britain is projected to rise slowly over the next ten years se prevé que la población de Gran Bretaña aumentará lentamente durante los próximos diez años; a projected deficit of 2 million dollars un déficit previsto de 2 millones de dólares
the government is projecting a 5% price increase according to the projected figures ... we project sales at 30 million dollars Africa's population is projected to double by 2025 the government had been projecting a 5% consumer price increase for the entire year the analysts are projecting economic growth at 2 percent for the year the population of Britain is projected to rise slowly over the next ten years projected costs have risen to £10.5 billion /according to the projected figures/ the communists have scored around 2 per cent of the vote he wants to reduce next year's projected deficit of $2 billion
3 (plan) (usu passive)
there were demonstrations against his projected visit hubo manifestaciones en contra de su programada or prevista visita; it stood in the path of a projected motorway estaba situado en un lugar por donde estaba previsto que pasara una autopista
4 (throw, send forward) [+object] lanzar; [+light] proyectar
to project a rocket into space what I enjoy about shot-putting is just the sensation of /picking up a big lump of iron and and projecting it into the far distance/
the impact projected him forward onto the windscreen con el impacto salió despedido contra el parabrisas; to project one's voice [+singer, actor] proyectar la voz
pieces of masonry were projected through the air by the explosion you must learn to project your voice more to project a spotlight onto a stage it projects an infra-red laser beam through a series of lenses to project [o.s.] into the future he tried to project himself into her mind as children they had become very adept at projecting themselves into the world of make-believe to come to terms with these feelings you have to project yourself into your mother's situation
5 (show) [+slide, image] proyectar
the team tried projecting the maps with two different projectors onto the same screen these images can also be projected onto a piece of blank paper or a film they were delighted to see their holiday slides projected on a screen
6 (communicate, represent) [+image, personality] proyectar
what image does the company want to project? you must have the ability to project confidence Bradley projects a natural warmth and sincerity it is important to project the right image in public he has yet to project his personality better his first job will be to project Glasgow as a friendly city the initial image projected was of a caring, effective president they want to project Labour as the party of progress
he projected himself as the ideal family man daba la imagen del hombre de familia ideal
he just hasn't been able to project himself as the strong leader
7 (Psychology and Psychiatry)
I project my own rage/fear onto the children proyecto mi propia cólera/mi propio miedo en los niños
he projects his own thoughts and ideas onto her she easily projects her own anxieties and insecurity upon other people it is quite natural to project one's likes and needs upon one's children in reality, doctors project their own fears onto their patients she tended to project the blame onto others
8 (Mat) proyectar
[prəˈdʒekt]
intransitive verb
1 (jut out) sobresalir
a spit of land projected out from the shore una lengua de tierra sobresalía de la orilla
there were rocks projecting above the water's surface a house with a balcony projecting over the street his socks were so worn that his toes projected through the holes the little toe of each foot projected beyond the sandal's rim
2 (communicate, enunciate) proyectarse
his voice projects very well su voz se proyecta muy bien
how does he project? you'll have to learn to project if you're going to perform in a hall this big the book tries to project 500 years into the future his mind wandered, projecting ahead to his meeting that evening try to project forward in time to anticipate what problems might occur
[ˈprɒdʒekt]
modifier
Dr Aden is a project director for UNICEF, based in Lima Diane Nell, Horn of Africa project director for Save the Children museum construction project director Kathleen Perry says the contractor is asking for 12 million dollars more he was a project engineer, working under Camm on the Hurricane aircraft he joined ICI as a technical support engineer, moved to building services project engineer on another site Mr Trainer is project leader of two residential alcohol centres in Ealing Joe Hamill, project leader at Youth Link, a group attempting to help joyriders to stop he is project leader of a research project on traffic congestion at Southampton University
project management (n) administración (f) de proyectos
although her background was mainly clerical, she wanted to move into project management you will be equipped to take on project management in any of the numerous areas of business which have financial implications if you are in charge of projects, learn project management techniques you do not need a complex computer system for project management, at its simplest it is a series of common sense techniques she works in project management for the London Docklands Development Corporation
project manager (n) directoradirectora (m) (f) de proyecto(s);a directora
she later moved to Scandinavian Airline as special project manager at Heathrow he transferred to Hong Kong as project manager on a building site Dr Neil Cutland, project manager for the National Energy Foundation she went to work at the Commonwealth Secretariat as the chief project officer for their education programme as Polaris Project Officer at the Ministry of Aviation he was involved in the Polaris Submarine Programme in the 1960s Sean Devereaux is resident project officer for UNICEF deputy project scientist Frank Pellicone says Mars Observer probably won't find any fossils
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