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pro·spec·tus

 (prə-spĕk′təs)
n.
1. A formal summary of a proposed venture or project.
2. A document describing the chief features of something, such as a business, an educational program, or especially a stock offering or mutual fund, for prospective buyers, investors, or participants.

[Latin prōspectus, distant view; see prospect.]

prospectus

(prəˈspɛktəs)
n, pl -tuses
1. a formal statement giving details of a forthcoming event, such as the publication of a book or an issue of shares
2. (Education) a pamphlet or brochure giving details of courses, as at a college or school
[C18: Latin, literally: distant view; see prospect]

pro•spec•tus

(prəˈspɛk təs)

n., pl. -tus•es.
1. a document describing the major features of a proposed business venture, literary work, etc., so that prospective investors, participants, or buyers may evaluate it.
2. a brochure describing the facilities, services, or attractions of a place or institution, as a university.
[1770–80; < Latin prōspectus outlook, view =prōspec-, s. of prōspicere (prō- pro-1 + -spicere, comb. form of specere to look) + -tus suffix of v. action]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prospectus - a formal written offer to sell securities (filed with the SEC) that sets forth a plan for a (proposed) business enterprise; "a prospectus should contain the facts that an investor needs to make an informed decision"
offering, offer - something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"
2.prospectus - a catalog listing the courses offered by a college or university
catalog, catalogue - a book or pamphlet containing an enumeration of things; "he found it in the Sears catalog"
preliminary prospectus, red herring - a first draft of a prospectus; must be clearly marked to indicate that parts may be changed in the final prospectus; "because some portions of the cover page are printed in red ink a preliminary prospectus is sometimes called a red herring"

prospectus

noun catalogue, plan, list, programme, announcement, outline, brochure, handbook, syllabus, synopsis, conspectus Read their prospectus to see what's on offer.

prospectus

noun
A document, such as a list or an outline, that gives, for example, the order of events in a public performance or the chief features of a stock offering:
Translations
إعْلان مَطبوع، نَشْرَةٌ تِجاريَّهنَشْرَةٌ دِعَائِيَّة
prospekt
prospektbrochure
esite
prospekt
prospektus
kynningarbæklingur
案内書
대학 편람
prospekt
prospekt
หนังสือเชิญชวน
bản cáo bạch

prospectus

[prəsˈpektəs] Nprospecto m

prospectus

[prəˈspɛktəs] n
[college, school] → brochure f
[company] → prospectus m d'émission

prospectus

nProspekt m; (Sch, Univ) → Lehrprogramm nt

prospectus

[prəsˈpɛktəs] nprospetto

prospect

(ˈprospekt) noun
1. an outlook for the future; a view of what one may expect to happen. He didn't like the prospect of going abroad; a job with good prospects.
2. a view or scene. a fine prospect.
(prəˈspekt) , (American) (ˈprospekt) verb
to make a search (for gold etc). He is prospecting for gold.
prospector (prəˈspektə) , ((American) ˈprospektər) noun
a person who prospects for gold etc.
prospectus (prəˈspektəs) noun
a booklet giving information about a school, organization etc.

prospectus

نَشْرَةٌ دِعَائِيَّة prospekt prospekt Prospekt προσπέκτους folleto informativo esite prospectus prospekt prospetto 案内書 대학 편람 prospectus prospekt prospekt prospecto, prospeto проспект prospekt หนังสือเชิญชวน tanıtma broşürü bản cáo bạch 内容说明书
References in classic literature ?
The papers upon the table before the dead man were simply circulars and prospectuses of no possible importance.
I followed you back to the school; and, on pretense of having a daughter to educate, I got one of Miss Ladd's prospectuses from the porter at the lodge gate.
He was an important figure at last, a reassuring name on company prospectuses, and life had treated him very well.
He sent round prospectuses to his friends whenever he took a new trade, and ordered a new brass plate for the door, and talked pompously about making his fortune still.
She wrote out his numerous memorials, letters, prospectuses, and projects.
There are the prospectuses that couldn't be distributed, and the architect's plans and estimates, and the whole correspondence which set everybody at loggerheads and ended in a dispute, all down together in that corner, behind the packing-cases.