Prospective

Prospective literally means `looking forward`. It can also refer to an event that is likely or expected to happen in the future. For example, a prospective student is someone who is considering attending a school — typically a high school student who is seriously considering applying to a university, or who has already applied and been accepte.....
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prospective

[Adjective] Used to describe when someone wants or expects to be something.
Example: I showed a prospective buyer round my house.
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prospective

[adj] - concerned with or related to the future
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Prospective

Going forwards in time.
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Prospective

Prospective: Looking forward. A prospective study or a prospective clinical trial is one in which the participants are identified and then followed forward in time.
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Prospective

Pro·spec'tive adjective [ Latin prospectivus : confer French prospectif . See Prospect , noun ] 1. Of or pertaining to a prospect; furnishing a prospect; perspective. [ Obsolete] « Time's long and dark prospective glass.» M...
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Prospective

Pro·spec'tive noun 1. The scene before or around, in time or in space; view; prospect. Sir H. Wotton. 2. A perspective glass. [ Obsolete] Chaucer. Beau. & Fl.
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prospective

adjective concerned with or related to the future; `prospective earnings`; `a prospective mother`; `the statute is solely prospective in operation`
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Prospective

• (n.) Looking forward in time; acting with foresight; -- opposed to retrospective. • (n.) Being within view or consideration, as a future event or contingency; relating to the future: expected; as, a prospective benefit. • (n.) The scene before or around, in time or in space; view; prospect. • (n.) Of or pertaining to a prospec...
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prospective

In medicine, a study or clinical trial in which participants are identified and then followed forward in time.
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