project

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noun
1 planned piece of work
ADJECTIVE
ambitious, big, huge, large, large-scale, major, massive

He embarked on an ambitious project to translate all the works of Plato.

small
exciting, important, interesting
new
worthwhile
successful
failed, unsuccessful
collaborative, cooperative, joint
solo
community, public
pilot

a successful six-month pilot project

long-term, ongoing
research

They've set up a research project to investigate the harmful effects of air pollution.

building, construction, renovation, restoration

At present there are five major new building projects being undertaken nationwide.

housing (AmE)
capital, investment
development, educational, environmental
pet

The wedding became her pet project, and she spent hours organizing it.

VERB + PROJECT
get off the ground, implement, initiate, set up, start

He needed some financial assistance from the bank to get his project off the ground.

carry out, undertake
coordinate, lead, manage, oversee, run
complete, finish
conceive, design, develop, plan
launch
finance, fund, sponsor, support
abandon
PROJECT + VERB
aim to, be aimed at sth

The project aims to reduce homelessness.

PROJECT + NOUN
management
coordinator, director, leader, manager, team
architect, engineer, etc.
budget, cost, schedule, specifications
work
PHRASES
the aim of the project

The aims of the project are threefold … 

sb's current project, sb's latest project, sb's next project
2 piece of school work
ADJECTIVE
class, school
French, history, etc.
thesis (AmE)
VERB + PROJECT
do
PROJECT + NOUN
work
PREPOSITION
project on

My class is doing a project on medieval towns.

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verb
Project is used with these nouns as the object: ↑confidence, ↑image, ↑picture, ↑sale, ↑surplus, ↑voice

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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