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Projection

The use of econometric models to forecast the future performance of a company, country, or other financial entity using historical and current information.

Projection

The use of certain data to predict future market movements, economic trends, and other things. Various methods exist for making projections; experts differ on which ones, if any, work. See also: Technical Analysis, Fundamental Analysis, Random Walk Theory.

projection

A forecast of future trends in a business,based on past experiences or on other currently available data. A projection that senior housing needs will increase at 12 percent per year for the next 5 years may form the basis for a pro forma profit and loss statement for development of a retirement community.

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The unresolvability of the antisemitic ego's projectional structuring is the reason the antisemite rejects the reality principle, thus remaining in a phase of primitive emotional organization, or the so-called primary processes, and creates for himself a world of delusions.
We estimate that between 39% and 51% of MRI procedures could be replaced by ultrasound between 2005 and 2010, leading to our projectional cost savings of between $119 [million] and $162 million a year by 2010.
the absolutely unavoidable urge to take for granted logically that since Eve's body is claimed to be a lesser performance than Adam's she is the morally weak one, available for use by the forces of corruption or, by another projectional move, that she embodies those forces--a combination of concepts so automatic that it became the semiotization of the female.