Definition of outlook in English:


Line breaks: out|look
Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtlʊk


  • 2A view: the pleasant outlook from the club window
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    • Shrubs could also be planted between, creating a pleasant outlook at minimal cost.
    • But the outlook from the end of the street is a row of ugly, derelict homes which provide shelter for drug addicts and vandals, named by residents after the notorious New York district.
    • What is currently a reasonably pleasant outlook across the school playing fields would be severely compromised by an eight-foot fence.
  • 2.1A place from which a view is possible; a vantage point.
  • 2.2The prospect for the future: the deteriorating economic outlook the outlook for tomorrow is dry and cold
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    • The sharp falls cannot be explained by a change in global economic prospects, or the outlook for corporations.
    • For the first time this year, those questioned were positive about both the current economic situation and the outlook for the next six months.
    • Shareholders are to get an unchanged interim dividend of 4.380506 cents per share, suggesting the company is confident about the future outlook for the group.
    prospects, expectations, expectancy, hopes, likely improvement, lookout, future, chances, chances of success

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