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
The problem back then was that a pool of prospective jurors heard the allegation, even though the judge had ruled it would not be permitted in the trial.
Jury selection for the case stretched into its third day with 37 potential jurors identified from an overall pool of 160 as of 1 p.m. Attorneys have questioned more than 100 prospective jurors since Thursday.
The time and expense of aggressively pursuing these non-responsive prospective jurors has been a sticking point for judicial leadership for years.
Hendricks Commercial Properties is in talks with prospective replacement tenants.
When prospective tenants came by to tour a Washington home available for rent, nothing seemed out of the ordinary.
And in February, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued a policy memo outlining a number of additional requirements to verify the nature of the relationship between prospective employers and their employees.
One of the most unusual of the prospective cannabis sites is the former Strawbridge’s department store in Jenkintown — an Art-Deco concrete castle that sits on a hill.
But now, as more prospective owners face up to the realities of soaring costs and stadium financing, other scenarios become more plausible.
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PROSPECTIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prospective for English Language Learners
: likely to be or become something specified in the future
: likely to happen
PROSPECTIVE Defined for Kids
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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