prospect

noun
1 chance that sth will happen
ADJECTIVE
realistic, reasonable
immediate
VERB + PROSPECT
have
offer
PREPOSITION
in prospect

Major developments are in prospect for the company.

prospect of sth

There is little prospect of any improvement in the weather.

2 idea of what may/will happen
ADJECTIVE
attractive, exciting, intriguing
bleak, daunting
frightening, scary
VERB + PROSPECT
be excited at, relish, welcome

I don't relish the prospect of having to share an office.

dread
be faced with, face
consider
raise
3 prospects chances of being successful
ADJECTIVE
bright, excellent, exciting, good
limited, poor
future, long-term
development, economic, growth
career, employment, job, promotion (esp. BrE) (usually prospects for promotion in AmE)
election, electoral, re-election
survival
VERB + PROSPECTS
have
offer (sb)

This position offers excellent promotion prospects.

boost, enhance, improve

Getting the right qualifications will enhance your employment prospects.

blight (BrE), damage, diminish, ruin, wreck
assess, examine, review
PROSPECTS + VERB
improve
PREPOSITION
with prospects, without prospects

At 25 he was an unemployed musician with no prospects.

prospects for

Long-term prospects for the economy have improved.

prospects of

Their prospects of employment look better than last year.

4 sb/sth likely to be successful
ADJECTIVE
bright, hot, top
new, young

a list of the hot new prospects on the literary scene


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