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
In 2015, the NEA started building a campaign training program for educators, gearing it toward prospective candidates for school boards and city councils.
The board started interviewing candidates in April, holding a flurry of executive sessions to interview prospective candidates in the last three weeks.
Some companies are also leveraging their office space to create value for current and prospective employees.
Cobbs was a prospective Heisman Trophy candidate at the time, a former Parade magazine high school All-American from Little Rock who had been named the most valuable player of the 2000 Cotton Bowl.
Among the other speakers at the events, Delaney has already announced his 2020 presidential campaign and both Merkley and Ryan are among the many considered to be prospective Democratic candidates for president next cycle.
Additionally, lowering the status of teachers is an ideal way to incentivize current and prospective educators to take their talents to the private sector.
This online empaneling process saves prospective jurors and the courts time and money.
Organizations like fraternities would have to provide at least an hour of hazing prevention education to members and prospective members annually.
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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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