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prospects, plural;
  1. Search for mineral deposits in a place, esp. by means of experimental drilling and excavation
    • - the company is also prospecting for gold
  2. Look out for; search for
    • - the responsibilities of salespeople to prospect for customers
  1. The possibility or likelihood of some future event occurring
    • - there was no prospect of a reconciliation
    • - training that offered a prospect of continuous employment
  2. A mental picture of a future or anticipated event
    • - this presents a disturbing prospect of one-party government
  3. Chances or opportunities for success or wealth
    • - the poor prospects for the steel industry
  4. A person regarded as a potential customer or subscriber to something
    • - clients deemed likely prospects for active party membership
  5. A person regarded as likely to succeed, esp. in a sporting event
    • - a great young pitching prospect
  6. A place likely to yield mineral deposits

  7. A place being explored for mineral deposits

  8. An extensive view of landscape
    • - a viewpoint commanding a magnificent prospect of the estuary

  1. search for something desirable; "prospect a job"
  2. the possibility of future success; "his prospects as a writer are excellent"
  3. expectation: belief about (or mental picture of) the future
  4. explore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as minerals
  5. candidate: someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
  6. view: the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
  7. Urban Realm, formerly Prospect, is a quarterly architecture and planning magazine published in Scotland, with a focus on Scottish issues. The magazine was established as Prospect in 1922 by the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS), and is the UK's oldest architectural magazine. ...
  8. Terror Squad Entertainment is a hip hop record label founded by Fat Joe in The Bronx, New York. The label has been distributed by Atlantic Records, and Imperial Records and now E1 Music (formerly Koch Records).
  9. Terror Squad is an American hip hop collective that was first established in 1998. Based in The Bronx borough of New York City, the members of Terror Squad collectively debuted on a song in member Fat Joe's album Don Cartagena. ...
  10. Prospect is a London-based design agency that creates service innovation through digital experiences. Founded in 2006 by Richard Eisermann and Anja Klüver, Prospect has provided innovation and design consultancy for Nokia Siemens Networks, Orange, Silverjet, bmi, Tesco, and Nestle among others. ...
  11. Prospect is a monthly British general interest magazine, specialising in politics and current affairs. Frequent topics include British, European, and US politics, social issues, art, literature, cinema, science, the media, history, philosophy, and psychology. ...
  12. Marketing is the process by which companies create customer interest in goods or services. It generates the strategy that underlies sales techniques, business communication, and business development. ...
  13. (Prospecting) in personal selling, finding new potential customers who have the ability, authority and willingness to purchase.
  14. (Prospecting) The step in the selling process that identifies potential customers for a product.
  15. (Prospecting) looking for valuable metal like gold and silver
  16. (Prospecting) The ancient art of searching out valuable ores in the soil and underground. Prospecting has been a human activity for at least 5000 years, probably longer. On the Moon, prospectors look for metals, water, and helium-3 deposits. [See: Helium Prospecting.]
  17. (PROSPECTING) 1. Used to qualify work merely intended to discover a pay lead in a drift mine, or to locate the channel. (Dunn, R. L.) 2. (generally) Searching for new deposits. 3. Drilling a known placer deposit to determine its value or delineate a minable area.
  18. (PROSPECTING) The search for potential tenants by referrals, canvassing, and cooperation with other brokers.
  19. (Prospecting) Searching for gold in its natural state (nuggets).
  20. (Prospecting) The marketing practice of seeking out and classifying potential clients in terms of their likelihood to buy.
  21. (Prospecting) The process of seeking new business leads and contacts. Prospectus. A document which provides information to attract customers.
  22. (Prospecting) The search for outcrops or surface exposure of mineral deposits.
  23. (Prospecting) usually drilling to find traces of opal
  24. (prospecting) Locating owners of properties who are interested in selling, or buyers who are interested in purchasing property. (See endless chain, farming, networking)
  25. (prospecting) Researching potential buyers and choosing those most likely to buy.