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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
prospect /prospect/
  • danh từ
    • cảnh, toàn cảnh, viễn cảnh
    • viễn tượng
      • this openef a new prospect to his mind: cái đó mở ra một viễn tượng mới trong trí nó
    • hy vọng ở tương lai, triển vọng tương lai, tiền đồ
      • to offer no prospect of success: không có triển vọng thành công
      • a man of no prospects: người không có tiền đồ
      • to have something in prospect: đang hy vọng cái gì, đang trông mong cái gì
    • khách hàng tương lai
    • (ngành mỏ) nơi hy vọng có quặng
    • (ngành mỏ) mẫu quặng chưa rõ giá trị
    • động từ
      • điều tra, thăm dò (để tìm quặng...); khai thác thử (mỏ)
        • to prospect for gold: thăm dò tìm vàng
        • to prospect a region: thăm dò một vùng (để tìm quặng vàng...)
      • (nghĩa bóng) (+ for) tìm kiếm
      • hứa hẹn (mỏ)
        • to prospect well: hứa hẹn có nhiều quặng (mỏ)
        • to prospect ill: hứa hẹn ít quặng (mỏ)
        • to prospect a fine yield: hứa hẹn có sản lượng cao
    Concise Dictionary
    prospects|prospected|prospecting'prɑspekt /'prɒspekt
    +the possibility of future success
    +belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    +someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
    +the visual percept of a region
    +a prediction of the course of a disease
    +search for something desirable
    +explore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as minerals

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 view, scene, panorama, landscape, seascape, outlook, vista, sight, spectacle, perspective, aspect:
    The sitting-room window offered a splendid prospect of the sea and cliffs below.
    2 anticipation, contemplation, outlook, promise, plan, design, intention, expectancy, expectation, thought, likelihood:
    The prospect of spending the Christmas holidays with your family is quite daunting
    3 Often, prospects. future, outlook, chance(s), hope(s), possibility or possibilities, likelihood, opportunity or opportunities:
    The prospects for her advancement are excellent.
    4 in prospect. in sight or view, in the offing, on the horizon, in store, in the wind, projected, in store, likely, probable, possible, Brit on the cards, on the table, US in the cards:
    As a doctor, he has a number of opportunities in prospect.
    5 Often, prospect for. explore, search (for), look (for):
    In 1896, his grandfather went to the Klondike to prospect for gold.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [U, sing.] ~ (of sth / of doing sth)
    ~ (that ...) the possibility that sth will happen: There is no immediate prospect of peace. + A place in the semi-finals is in prospect (= likely to happen). + There's a reasonable prospect that his debts will be paid.
    2 [sing.] ~ (of sth / of doing sth) an idea of what might or will happen in the future: an exciting prospect + Travelling alone around the world is a daunting prospect. + The prospect of becoming a father filled him with alarm.
    3 (prospects) [pl.] ~ (for / of sth) the chances of being successful: good job / employment / career prospects + At 25 he was an unemployed musician with no prospects. + Long-term prospects for the economy have improved. + What are the prospects of promotion in this job?
    4 [C] ~ (for sth) a person who is likely to be successful in a competition: She is one of Britain's best prospects for a gold medal.
    5 [C] (written) a wide view of an area of land, etc: a delightful prospect of the lake
    + verb [V] ~ (for sth) to search an area for gold, minerals, oil, etc: Thousands moved to the area to prospect for gold. + (figurative) to prospect for new clients
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 chance/hope that sth will happen


    reasonable | immediate


    have | offer


    in ~
    Major developments are in prospect for the company.
    | ~ of sth
    There is little prospect of any improvement in the weather.

    2 idea of what may/will happen


    attractive, exciting, inviting | bleak, daunting


    be excited at, relish, welcome
    I don't relish the prospect of having to share an office.
    | be faced with, face 3 prospects
    chances of being successful


    bright, excellent, exciting, good | limited, poor | future, long-term | development, economic, growth | career, employment, job, promotion | election, electoral, re-election


    have | offer (sb)
    This position offers a good starting salary and excellent promotion prospects.
    | boost, enhance, improve
    Getting the right qualifications will enhance your employment prospects.
    | blight, damage, diminish, ruin, wreck | assess, examine, review




    with/without ~
    At 25 he was an unemployed musician with no prospects.
    | ~ for
    Long-term prospects for the economy have improved.
    | ~ of
    Their prospects of employment look better than last year.

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