Translation of prospect in Spanish:
nounAmerican English: /ˈprɑˌspɛkt/ British English: /ˈprɒspɛkt/
- 1 1.1 uncountable (possibility) is there any prospect that you'll finish this afternoon?prospect¿hay alguna posibilidad de que termines esta tarde?
ofsomethingthere is little prospect of promotionposibilidades (feminine plural) dealgothere isn't much prospect of my getting the jobhay pocas posibilidades de ascensono tengo or no hay muchas posibilidades de que me den el trabajoExample sentences1.2 countable (situation envisaged) it isn't an encouraging prospect
the prospect of having to start againno es una perspectiva alentadora or un panorama alentadorla perspectiva de tener que volver a empezarExample 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.
also: prospects plural(chances)employment/promotion prospectsperspectivas (feminine plural)a young executive with prospectsperspectivas de empleo/de ascensowhat are the prospects of it being finished on time?un joven ejecutivo con perspectivas de futuro or con porvenir¿qué perspectivas hay de que se acabe a tiempo?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 2.1 (person) See examples: he's a good prospect for the first racehe's not a promising prospect as a writertiene muchas probabilidades de ganar la primera carrera2.2 (potential customer)como escritor no es muy prometedor or no promete muchoposible cliente, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)candidato, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)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]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)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 verbAmerican English: /ˈprɑˌspɛkt/ British English: /prəˈspɛkt/
transitive verbAmerican English: /ˈprɑˌspɛkt/ British English: /prəˈspɛkt/
- Example sentences
- On the other hand, imagine how a middle manager in an oil company would respond to emailers complaining about how the company was prospecting for oil and marketing itself.
- The argument that the Russians are successfully prospecting for oil in unlikely places is dubious at best.
- He later flew in New Guinea, where he established an airline, prospected for oil, and ran a pearling boat.
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