French translation of 'prospecting'
Example Sentences Including 'prospecting'
At one point on the way they had sighted derricks, where a Japanese oil company was prospecting.Somewhere East of Life
And now James has gone off prospecting , or whatever they call it.The Black Opal
His disappearance coincided with prospecting activities by a mining company.SPIX'S MACAW: The Race to Save the World's Rarest Bird (2002)
Trends of 'prospecting'
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- (= chance)
there is little prospect of ...
il y a peu de chance de ...there is a real prospect that ...
il y a de réelles chances pour que ...every prospect of sth
⇒ There is every prospect of an early victory.
Tout laisse prévoir une victoire rapide.
- (= idea)
perspective fthe prospect of sth
⇒ She rejoiced at the prospect of the trip.
La perspective du voyage la réjouissait.to be faced with the prospect of sth
devoir faire face à la perspective de qch
⇒ We are faced with the prospect of leaving.
Nous risquons de devoir partir.
Derived Formsprospects plural noun (= future possibilities)
: the prospects for peace
⇒ It'll improve my career prospects.
Cela améliorera mes perspectives professionnelles.
les perspectives de paix, future prospects
perspectives d'avenir, sb's prospects of doing sth
les chances de qn de faire qch, a job with prospects
un emploi avec des débouchés
Example Sentences Including 'prospect'
The prospect of landing a fish for his supper was fading fast.AMAGANSETT (2004)
He handed it to Manfred, who didn't look too pleased at the prospect of having to draw any closer to Labarde.AMAGANSETT (2004)
The prospect of him visiting the Clayr's Glacier seemed exceedingly remote.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
Translation of prospecting from the Collins English to French Dictionary