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pro·spec·tive

 (prə-spĕk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Likely or expected to happen.
2. Likely to become or be: prospective clients.

pro·spec′tive·ly adv.

prospective

(prəˈspɛktɪv)
adj
1. looking towards the future
2. (prenominal) anticipated or likely
proˈspectively adv

pro•spec•tive

(prəˈspɛk tɪv)

adj.
1. of or in the future.
2. potential, likely, or expected.
[1580–90; < Late Latin prōspectīvus. See prospectus, -ive]
pro•spec′tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prospective - of or concerned with or related to the future; "prospective earnings"; "a prospective mother"; "a prospective bride"; "the statute is solely prospective in operation"
future - yet to be or coming; "some future historian will evaluate him"
retrospective - concerned with or related to the past; "retrospective self-justification"

prospective

adjective
1. potential, possible, to come, about to be, upcoming, soon-to-be The story is a warning to other prospective buyers.
2. expected, coming, future, approaching, likely, looked-for, intended, awaited, hoped-for, anticipated, forthcoming, imminent, destined, eventual, on the cards The terms of the prospective deal are spelled out clearly.

prospective

adjective
Based on probability or presumption:
Idiom: taken for granted.
Translations

prospective

[prəsˈpektɪv] ADJ
1. (= likely, possible) [customer, candidate] → posible
2. (= future) [son-in-law, home, legislation] → futuro; [heir] → presunto

prospective

[prəˈspɛktɪv] adj
(= possible) → potentiel(le)
(= future) → futur(e) before n

prospective

adj attr (= likely to happen) journey, returnvoraussichtlich; (= future) son-in-law, ownerzukünftig; buyerinteressiert; prospective candidateKandidat(in) m(f); all the prospective casesalle infrage or in Frage kommenden Fälle; prospective earningsvoraussichtliche Einkünfte pl

prospective

[prəsˈpɛktɪv] adj (buyer) → probabile; (legislation, son-in-law) → futuro/a
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