noun pro·spec·tion \prəˈspekshən\

Definition of prospection



  1. 1 :  the act of anticipating :  foresight

  2. 2 :  the act of viewing

  3. 3 :  the act of exploring (as for gold)

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Origin and Etymology of prospection

Late Latin prospection-, prospectio, from Latin prospectus (past participle of prospicere) + -ion-, -io -ion

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