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Noun
The possibility or likelihood of some future event occurring
“There is little prospect of having these questions answered.”
Noun
An extensive view of landscape
“A viewpoint commanding a magnificent prospect of the estuary.”
Noun
Chances or opportunities for success or wealth
“Food-for-work schemes have helped some communities to begin the recovery, while the introduction of soil conservation techniques has improved farming prospects in the region.”
Noun
A mental picture of a future or anticipated event
“For example, it would clearly be unsatisfactory if the prospect of some future challenge caused public development schemes to be suspended or delayed on a prolonged basis.”
Noun
A person regarded as likely to succeed or as a potential customer, client, etc
“Proper attention to detail increases your chances of leaving a wonderful impression that turns prospects into customers and keeps them coming back for more.”
Noun
One who seeks an office, honor, position, or award
“… a good prospect for the position of auditor.”
Verb
Search for mineral deposits, especially by drilling and excavation
“The 1995 expedition revisited classic localities, such as Shakh-Shakh, and prospected several new areas.”
Verb
To search for gold or other valuable minerals
“He obtained rights to prospect for minerals.”
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