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prospect

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈprɒspekt/
NATURAL RESOURCES to search for gold, oil, or other valuable substances on or under the surface of the Earth: prospect for sth The company will begin prospecting for diamonds in northwest Russia under a new joint venture.
to try to achieve, create, or find something: prospect for sth The internet promises one of the cheapest methods of prospecting for new clients.
Translations of “prospect”
in Chinese (Traditional) 探勘…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勘探…
(Definition of prospect verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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