Definition of 'prospect'
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Does anyone really think we know much more about the underlying performance and prospects for a company as a result? Times, Sunday Times (2017)But that looks a distant prospect. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Driverless taxis are a real prospect, too. The Sun (2016)With no prospects of work in the local area, they will have no ability to provide for their families. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Birmingham is a choice because of its affordability and the fact you can do business here now and there's great career prospects. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So we go into the negotiation with our eyes open to the opportunities that are presented and optimistic about our country 's prospects. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Now we ourselves face the prospect of censorship via legal action in the UK. Times, Sunday Times (2016)While construction in disputed territories does undermine peace prospects the focus on the issue has been engineered by Palestinians and diverts attention from their failings. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is a beneficiary of the devaluation of sterling so, if anything, its prospects have improved over recent weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is little prospect of phasing out subsidies by 2020, which is as far ahead as the government has promised to pay them. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Not all are convinced by the prospects for gold. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Voters in elections where economic losses are in prospect are likely to be more risk averse. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The prospect of soft ground worries the trainer. The Sun (2008)There is no dividend and little prospect of one this early in the cycle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The prospects for peace do indeed look bleak. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She was distraught at the prospect of another war. DOVES OF WAR: Four Women of Spain (2002)And you have to say that is a very real prospect. The Sun (2012)There is a new look and the prospects are good. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He could have been faced with a far more formidable prospect. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The prospect has raised expectations of an imminent release. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Three in five said job prospects were bad or not so good. The Sun (2008)So how can they use their time productively until employment prospects improve? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Those prospects look brighter than they have done for years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are worrying reports that generals who resist political requests have found their career prospects impaired. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All combine to make spending hours getting to work a viable prospect. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We would also expect managers to take future prospects into account when setting the payment. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The credit insurance sector faces grim prospects amid a rise in bankruptcies and a concurrent increase in payment default claims. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There is no realistic prospect of a buyer being found and the priority now is to close the ovens down safely. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The prospect of leading them into Europe next season is bound to appeal. The Sun (2013)Prospects for the company remain good, as an inevitable tightening of the public purse looms. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This country 's prospects require a recovery in the economies of its principal trading partners. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The figure includes oil and gas prospects and assets further down the supply chain, such as refineries. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The young researchers blanched; what had seemed sure in the lab seemed rather less certain when faced with the prospect of the press. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)He also raised the prospect that further action might be needed to keep Britain's recovery on track. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'prospect'
British English: prospect /ˈprɒspɛkt/ NOUN
A prospect is a possibility or a possible event.
There is no prospect of these questions being answered.
- American English: prospect
- Arabic: تَوَقُّعَ
- Brazilian Portuguese: perspectiva
- Chinese: 前景
- Croatian: mogućnost
- Czech: vyhlídka naděje
- Danish: mulighed
- Dutch: mogelijkheid
- European Spanish: perspectiva posibilidad
- Finnish: näkymä
- French: prospect
- German: Aussicht Erwartung
- Greek: προοπτική
- Italian: prospettiva
- Japanese: 見通し
- Korean: 전망
- Norwegian: mulighet
- Polish: perspektywa
- European Portuguese: perspectiva
- Romanian: perspectivă
- Russian: перспектива
- Spanish: perspectiva representación visual
- Swedish: utsikt
- Thai: โอกาส
- Turkish: gelecek beklentisi
- Ukrainian: перспектива
- Vietnamese: triển vọng
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