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English definition of “prospect”

prospect

noun
 
 
/ˈprɒspekt/
POSSIBILITY [C, U] B2 the possibility that something good might happen in the future: Is there any prospect of the weather improving?Possible and probable
IDEA [no plural] the idea of something that will happen in the future: [+ of + doing sth] We face the prospect of having to start all over again. I'm very excited at the prospect of seeing her again.Possible and probable
sb's prospects B2 the possibility of being successful at work: He's hoping the course will improve his career prospects.Possible and probable
(Definition of prospect from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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