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prospect

US [prəˈspekt]
UK ['prɒspekt]
  • n.展望;前景;希望;前途
  • v.勘探;探矿
  • Web景色;预期
Plural Form:prospects  Present Participle:prospecting  Past Tense:prospected  
Prospect
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n.
1.
[u][sing]
可能性;希望the possibility that sth will happen
There is no immediate prospect of peace.
短期内没有和平的可能。
A place in the semi-finals is in prospect(= likely to happen) .
可望争得半决赛权。
There's a reasonable prospect that his debts will be paid.
有理由相信他会偿还债务的。
2.
[sing]
前景;展望;设想an idea of what might or will happen in the future
an exciting prospect
令人兴奋的前景
Travelling alone around the world is a daunting prospect.
想象着将要只身走遍世界颇令人心悸。
The prospect of becoming a father filled him with alarm.
一想到将为人父他就满怀忧思。
3.
[pl]
成功的机会;前景;前途the chances of being successful
good job/employment/career prospects
美好的工作╱就业╱事业前途
At 25 he was an unemployed musician with no prospects.
25 岁的他是个没有工作、前途渺茫的乐师。
Long-term prospects for the economy have improved.
长期的经济前景已有所改善。
What are the prospects of promotion in this job?
做这份工作有多少晋升的机会?
4.
[c]
~ (for sth)
(竞赛中的)有望获胜者a person who is likely to be successful in a competition
She is one of Canada's best prospects for a gold medal.
她是加拿大最有希望夺金的选手之一。
5.
[c]
风景;景色a wide view of an area of land, etc.
a delightful prospect of the lake
令人心旷神怡的湖上风光
v.
1.
[i]
~ (for sth)
探矿;勘探to search an area for gold, minerals, oil, etc.
Thousands moved to the area to prospect for gold.
数以千计的人涌入那个地区淘金。
to prospect for new clients
寻找新客户

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