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prospectus

noun [C]     /prəˈspektəs/
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a legal document offering a company's shares for sale, and giving details about the company and its activities: An investor should carefully read the fund's prospectus before buying shares in an exchange.
a small book giving details of a school or college, or of a new business or project: You can read all about the different courses in the university prospectus. a company prospectus → See also pathfinder prospectus
(Definition of prospectus noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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