Definition of “prospectus” - English Dictionary

“prospectus” in British English

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prospectusnoun [ C ]

uk /prəˈspek.təs/ us /prəˈspek.təs/

a document giving details of a college, school, or business and its activities:

You will find details of all our courses in the prospectus.

(Definition of “prospectus” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“prospectus” in American English

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prospectusnoun [ C ]

us /prəˈspek·təs/

(Definition of “prospectus” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“prospectus” in Business English

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prospectusnoun [ C ]

uk /prəˈspektəs/ us

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

(Definition of “prospectus” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)