prospect

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1 prospect /ˈprɑːˌspɛkt/ noun
plural prospects
1 prospect
/ˈprɑːˌspɛkt/
noun
plural prospects
Learner's definition of PROSPECT
: the possibility that something will happen in the future
[singular]
[noncount]
[count] : an opportunity for something to happen usually plural
[count] : someone or something that is likely to succeed or to be chosen
[count] formal : a wide view of an area from usually a high place usually singular usually + of

in prospect

formal
: possible or likely to exist or happen in the future
2 prospect /ˈprɑːˌspɛkt/ Brit /prəˈspɛkt/ verb
prospects; prospected; prospecting
2 prospect
/ˈprɑːˌspɛkt/ Brit /prəˈspɛkt/
verb
prospects; prospected; prospecting
Learner's definition of PROSPECT
[no object]
: to search an area for gold, minerals, oil, etc. often + for sometimes used figuratively

— prospector

/ˈprɑːˌspɛktɚ/ Brit /prəˈspɛktɚ/ noun, plural prospectors [count]
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