Simple Definition of prospectus
: a printed statement that describes something (such as a new business or investment) and that is sent to people who may want to be involved in it or invest in it
: a book or document that provides information about a school, business, etc.
Full Definition of prospectus
1 : a preliminary printed statement that describes an enterprise (as a business or publication) and that is distributed to prospective buyers, investors, or participants
2 : something (as a statement or situation) that forecasts the course or nature of something
Origin of prospectus
First Known Use: 1765
Rhymes with prospectus
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