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prospectornoun [C]

uk   us   /prəˈspektər/ NATURAL RESOURCES
a ​person or ​company whose ​job is ​searching for ​gold, ​oil, or other ​valuable substances on or under the surface of the Earth: Up to 600 prospectors have been clambering across the rugged Canadian Shield, hoping to ​findgold or ​base metals. a diamond/​gold/​oil prospector
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