- 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (possibility) posibilidad (feminine) is there any prospect that you'll finish this afternoon? ¿hay alguna posibilidad de que termines esta tarde? prospect
ofsth posibilidades (feminine plural) dealgo there is little prospect of promotion hay pocas posibilidades de ascenso there isn't much prospect of my getting the job no tengo or no hay muchas posibilidades de que me den el trabajoMore example sentences1.2 countable/numerable (situation envisaged) perspectiva (feminine), panorama (masculine) it isn't an encouraging prospect no es una perspectiva alentadora or un panorama alentador the prospect of having to start again la perspectiva de tener que volver a empezar
More example sentences1.3
- Other workers will view the prospect with horror.
- Of course there are moments where you are lulled temporarily into a false sensation of hope at the prospect of viewing a quality film.
- Such is the scepticism with which many view the prospect.
(prospects plural)(chances) perspectivas (feminine plural) employment/promotion prospects perspectivas de empleo/de ascenso a young executive with prospects un joven ejecutivo con perspectivas de futuro or con porvenir what are the prospects of it being finished on time? ¿qué perspectivas hay de que se acabe a tiempo?More example sentences
- It was, though, only when our tutor allowed himself a little self-satisfied smile at the prospect of the future triumph of behaviourism that he felt sufficiently moved to speak.
- But the reality is that women face a multitude of problems when deciding if and when to have a family, despite the prospect of a childless future glaring at them from newspaper headlines.
- It dreads the prospect of a future where more and more wagering ends up with non-fee paying operators ‘leeching’ off racing.
- By aligning the owners' aspirations with those of their emerging management team, the prospects of future success are greatly increased.
- The finality of death of a young man with glowing prospects for success is a shattering blow indeed.
- In many cases, an alternative to a representational model will offer the best prospects for success.
- 2 countable/numerable 2.1 (person) he's a good prospect for the first race tiene muchas probabilidades de ganar la primera carrera he's not a promising prospect as a writer como escritor no es muy prometedor or no promete mucho 2.2 (potential customer) posible cliente, (masculine, feminine), candidato, (masculine, feminine)More example sentences
- Around the time, many small business prospects, customers and clients will dwell on cost.
- The idea would be that a company links to its customers and potential prospects.
- The two largest potential groups of likely prospects for the certificate program include law enforcement officers and nurses.
- 3 (view) [formal] panorama (masculine), vista (feminine), perspectiva (feminine)More example sentences
- The other two views take in turn prospects from the east and the west which are altogether more familiar to us.
- In La Puce, the topographical prospects, or views, include the female body as well as the city.
- Certain vantages are more than the means of visual control and possession of the land viewed; they themselves become desirable for their commanding prospects.
- 4 [Mining][ lugar donde se espera encontrar algún mineral ]More example sentences
- These days, there are fewer places to drill, and the best exploration prospects take more capital to tap.
- It also has several exploration prospects near existing fields.
- He said Government was doing the mapping exercise as a basic way of exploring minerals at various mining prospects.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo/ˈprɑːspekt; prəˈspekt/
transitive verb/verbo transitivo/ˈprɑːspekt; prəˈspekt/
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