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Definition of Prospect

Prospect

  1. That which is embraced by eye in vision; the region which the eye overlooks at one time; view; scene; outlook.
  2. Especially, a picturesque or widely extended view; a landscape; hence, a sketch of a landscape.
  3. A position affording a fine view; a lookout.
  4. Relative position of the front of a building or other structure; face; relative aspect.
  5. The act of looking forward; foresight; anticipation; as, a prospect of the future state.
  6. That which is hoped for; ground for hope or expectation; expectation; probable result; as, the prospect of success.
  7. To look over; to explore or examine for something; as, to prospect a district for gold.
  8. To make a search; to seek; to explore, as for mines or the like; as, to prospect for gold.

Prospect Quotations

The atomic bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable. It has led us up those last few steps to the mountain pass; and beyond there is a different country.
J. Robert Oppenheimer

I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.
J. B. Priestley

Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman - not the attitude of the prospect.
W. Clement Stone

Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
Ambrose Bierce

Even the Soviet Union, with its huge nuclear arsenal, was a threat that could be deterred by the prospect of retaliation. But suicide bombers cannot be deterred. They can only be annihilated - preemptively and unilaterally, if necessary.
Thomas Sowell
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Prospect Translations

prospect in German is Sicht {f}, Erwartung {f}, Aussicht {f}
prospect in Swedish is utsikt
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