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English definition of “outlook”


noun [S]     /ˈaʊtlʊk/
the way a particular situation is expected to develop in the future , for example , whether it will get better or worse : If the inflationary outlook continues to get worse , the central bank will not hesitate to act . the economic / financial / trading outlook the long-term / short-term /medium-term outlook a gloomy / uncertain / positive outlookthe outlook for sth Economic growth has slowed considerably as and soaring energy prices continue to cloud the outlook for the world economy .the outlook is/remains bleak/bright/uncertain, etc. This year's economic outlook remains uncertain .
the attitude of a person or organization in relation to a particular situation : sb's/sth's outlook on sth Canadian investors are gauging the Fed's outlook on rates as an early indication of whether the Bank of Canada can drop its key rate again.
(Definition of outlook noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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