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prospect /ˈprɒspekt $ ˈprɑː-/ noun
prospect /prəˈspekt $ ˈprɑːspekt/ verb [intransitive]

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- expectation, anticipation, future, hope, odds, outlook, probability, promise
- sometimes plural: likelihood, chance, possibility
- view, landscape, outlook, scene, sight, spectacle, vista
- look for, search for, seek
English Thesaurus: later, following, future, subsequent, succeeding, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. prospect1 W2 AC /ˈprɒspekt $ ˈprɑː-/ noun
[Date: 1400-1500; Language: Latin; Origin: prospectus, from the past participle of prospicere 'to look forward']

1. [uncountable and countable] the possibility that something will happen
prospect of doing something
I see no prospect of things improving here.
There is every prospect (=a strong possibility) of the weather remaining dry this week.
prospect for
There are good prospects for growth in the retail sector.
prospect that
There’s a real prospect that England will not qualify for the World Cup.

2. [singular] a particular event which will probably or definitely happen in the future – used especially when you want to talk about how you feel about it
prospect of
The prospect of marriage terrified Alice.
Greeks face the prospect of new general elections next month.
He relishes the prospect of a fight.
daunting/exciting etc prospect
be excited/alarmed/concerned etc at the prospect (of something)
She wasn’t exactly overjoyed at the prospect of looking after her niece.

3. prospects [plural] chances of future success:
I had no job, no education, and no prospects.
job/career prospects
Job prospects for graduates don’t look good.

4. [countable] a person, job, plan etc that has a good chance of success in the future

5. in prospect formal likely to happen in the near future:
A new round of trade talks is in prospect.

6. [countable usually singular] formal a view of a wide area of land, especially from a high place

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. prospect2 /prəˈspekt $ ˈprɑːspekt/ verb [intransitive]

1. to examine an area of land or water, in order to find gold, silver, oil etc ⇒ prospector
prospect for
The company is prospecting for gold in Alaska.

2. to look for something, especially business opportunities
prospect for
salesmen prospecting for new customers

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. chance/hope that sth will happen
ADJ. reasonable | immediate
VERB + PROSPECT have | offer
PREP. in ~ Major developments are in prospect for the company.
~ of sth There is little prospect of any improvement in the weather.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. idea of what may/will happen
ADJ. attractive, exciting, inviting | bleak, daunting
VERB + PROSPECT be excited at, relish, welcome I don't relish the prospect of having to share an office.
be faced with, face 3 prospects chances of being successful
ADJ. bright, excellent, exciting, good | limited, poor | future, long-term | development, economic, growth | career, employment, job, promotion | election, electoral, re-election
VERB + PROSPECT have | offer (sb) This position offers a good starting salary and excellent promotion prospects.
boost, enhance, improve Getting the right qualifications will enhance your employment prospects.
blight, damage, diminish, ruin, wreck | assess, examine, review
PREP. with/without ~ At 25 he was an unemployed musician with no prospects.
~ for Long-term prospects for the economy have improved.
~ of Their prospects of employment look better than last year.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


daunting (=frightening in a way that makes you not feel confident)
It is a pretty daunting prospect, being on stage for forty minutes.
Driving through London in a strange car was a terrifying prospect.
Many Britons face the grim prospect of having their home repossessed.
We were to be her guardians. This was an exciting prospect.
A journey of that length was not an attractive prospect.
face the prospect (of something)
Now they face the prospect of unemployment.
relish the prospect (of something) (=enjoy the thought of it very much)
She would have to speak to him. She didn’t relish the prospect.
dread the prospect (of something) (=feel very worried about it)
I dread the prospect of staying here while you’re away.
be excited/thrilled/delighted etc at the prospect (of something)
I was excited at the prospect of going to Washington.
be alarmed/appalled/upset etc at the prospect (of something)
She was secretly appalled at the prospect of being looked after by her aunt.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: There is little prospect for the situation to improve.
GOOD: There is little prospect of the situation improving.

Usage Note:
prospect of doing sth/sth happening : 'With all the political unrest, there is little prospect of attracting foreign investment.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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