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- n. A project, activity or goal pursued as a personal favorite, rather than because it is generally accepted as necessary or important.
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The huge Mahaveli Development Project, a pet project of the UNP, called for clear-felling of some 650,000 acres over many years.
The Limey was an easygoing sort, but just now he was a bit miffed at the way his own pet project had been dismissed.