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prospect

[′prä‚spekt]
(mining engineering)
To search for minerals or oil by looking for surface indications, by drilling boreholes, or both.
A plot of ground believed to be mineralized enough to be of economic importance.

prospect

A scenic view, usually from an elevated position.
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The unhappy state of his own affairs was the one idea which occupied the brain of Nicholas, walk as fast as he would; and when he tried to dislodge it by speculating on the situation and prospects of the people who surrounded him, he caught himself, in a few seconds, contrasting their condition with his own, and gliding almost imperceptibly back into his old train of thought again.
But this was only March: a cold, wet April, and two weeks of May passed over before we could venture forth on our expedition with the reasonable hope of obtaining that pleasure we sought in pleasant prospects, cheerful society, fresh air, good cheer and exercise, without the alloy of bad roads, cold winds, or threatening clouds.
Going into service" was the expression by which the Dodson mind represented to itself the position of teacher or governess; and Maggie's return to that menial condition, now circumstances offered her more eligible prospects, was likely to be a sore point with all her relatives, besides Lucy.
Every prospect can be categorized by their current progress through the Seven 'I's.
Nothing in life is more serious than separating a prospect from his or her money.
I don't think anybody's going to sell their vote for $99,'' the minimum donation he solicited in the letter, said Ledford, noting that Dispenza owns vacant land across the street from Antelope Valley Hospital's Palmdale clinic site, the competitor to the Prospect Medical plan.
The survey was designed to reveal when prospective customers plan to move, whether or not they are currently working with real estate or mortgage professionals, and if prospects are shopping locally or globally.
This is when the CPA and team (and the sales pro) meet with the prospect.
The Bayou Lafourche Prospect is one of a group of 14 South Louisiana exploration prospects which were developed in their initial stages by Texoil's geological staff and sold to Texas Meridian in December 1992.
This gives your sales staff an immediate reason to follow up with the prospect.
Even if the prospect has both the envelope and the letter in hand, there's a certain rhythm in reading once again the teaser that got him to open the envelope.
Antelope Valley Hospital's offer was contained in letters sent about two weeks ago to Prospect and the city of Palmdale.