projet

noun
pro·jet | \prō-ˈzhā, ˈprō-ˌzhā\
plural projets\prō-ˈzhā(z), ˈprō-ˌzhā(z) \

Definition of projet 

1 : plan especially : a draft of a proposed measure or treaty

2 : a projected or proposed design

First Known Use of projet

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for projet

French, from Middle French pourget, from pourjeter, projeter, literally, to throw forward, from por- (from Latin porro forward; akin to Greek pro- forward) + jeter to throw — more at for, jet

French, literally, plan

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projet

noun
pro·jet | \prō-ˈzhā, -ˈzhet \

Legal Definition of projet 

in the civil law of Louisiana : a draft of a proposed code or constitution

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