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prospective

pro·spec·tive

prospective

 
 
pronunciation:
pr spek tihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: likely or expected.
The investors were already planning how to spend their prospective profits.
synonyms:
expected, likely
similar words:
approaching, eventual, forthcoming, future, impending, looming
definition 2: likely or intended to become.
prospective students
synonyms:
intended, likely
similar words:
future, incoming, possible, potential
derivation: prospectively (adv.)