Examples of prospective in a Sentence
- In 2005 [Jerry] Colangelo arranged face-to-face sit-downs with every prospective national team player, to hear in their own words why they wanted to represent their country. —Alexander Wolff, Sports Illustrated, 28 July 2008
- All too often in the post-Vietnam past—the first Gulf War, for example—the default position of the Democratic Party has been to assume that any prospective use of U.S. military power would be immoral. —Joe Klein, Time, 21 Aug. 2006
- All of these arguments were prospective, all anticipated the role that public opinion would play in future constitutional disputes. —Jack N. Rakove, Original Meanings … , 1996
Recent Examples of prospective from the Web
Rice University Political Scientist Robert Stein said dealing with updating address information means a corresponding increase in paperwork for prospective voters, which could deter people from voting.
Aside from company-wide operational overhauls, increasing and celebrating diversity also involves reaching out to the younger prospective leaders who need it most, but who might not have the privilege of direct, immediate access to the industry.
Republicans could still get someone in the race since prospective candidates have until Feb. 9 to file qualifying papers.
The job market for current students and those that have graduated is certainly an incentive for prospective students, Waubonsee officials said.
The segregation of black and Latinx people has less to do with their choices and more to do with their white neighbors leaving and prospective white neighbors choosing to move elsewhere.
Are prospective hires negotiating fatter salaries, or asking for (and receiving) other perks during the job interview?
According to the club’s managing director and executive vice president Bernd Lembcke, prospective members are required to meet with executives and managers of the club — and that Trump himself must sign the approved application.
As an initiation ritual, prospective member Eddie (Ian Bramberg) is instructed to venture onto the porch of a legendary local estate said to be haunted by the ghosts of the members of a family who were murdered there.
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medical Definition of prospective
prospectivelyplay \-lē\ adverb
legal Definition of prospective
- a statute's prospective effect
- prospective inability to perform the contract
- a prospective buyer
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