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Definition of Prospective

Prospective

  1. Of or pertaining to a prospect; furnishing a prospect; perspective.
  2. Looking forward in time; acting with foresight; -- opposed to retrospective.
  3. Being within view or consideration, as a future event or contingency; relating to the future: expected; as, a prospective benefit.
  4. The scene before or around, in time or in space; view; prospect.
  5. A perspective glass.

Prospective Quotations

Suppose that every prospective parent in the world stopped having children naturally, and instead produced clones of themselves. What would the world be like in another 20 or 30 years? The answer is: much like today. Cloning would only copy the genetic aspects of people who are already here.
Nathan Myhrvold

Blogging is a great way to show your talents and interests to prospective employers, while adding an edge to your resume. If you blog consistently it shows your dedication, passions and creativity - all of which are key attributes employers look for in job candidates.
Lauren Conrad

We know that people are less open in conversations if the other conversant puts a cell phone on the table. Even if it's turned off. The sign is enough to close the mind and make a prospective client or lover less likely to do what you ask. As people realize this, they'll start putting away phones or turning them off.
Douglas Rushkoff

The relationship between a manufacturer and his advertising agency is almost as intimate as the relationship between a patient and his doctor. Make sure that you can life happily with your prospective client before you accept his account.
David Ogilvy

I asked all of our recruiters to give me all resumes of prospective employees with their name, gender, place of origin, and age blacked out. This simple change shocked me, because I found myself interviewing different-looking candidates - even though I was 100% convinced that I was not being biased in my resume selection process.
Eric Ries
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Prospective Translations

prospective in German is vorausblickend, weitsichtig, voraussichtlich
prospective in Spanish is probable
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