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
Following the verdict, prospective clients poured into Wigdor’s office, alleging workplace malfeasance in a cross section of New York industries: banking, advertising, design, retail, and, notably, media.
In order to work, most prospective teachers have traditionally had to complete a year of course work and pass several exams.
Additionally, McCormick is considering changes to teacher licensing that will increase recruitment, particularly for prospective teachers who do well in college and student teaching but cannot pass proficiency exams.
The issue has led to concerns that some embryos that could mature into healthy children are being discarded, limiting options for prospective parents.
Aside from surrogacy, the only other spark of hope was adoption, but medical histories are crucial aspects of the prospective parent evaluation process, and my diagnosis moved us to the bottom of the pile, to say the least.
To do so would be unfair to prospective clients and taxpayers.
In the world of luxury real estate, multimillion-dollar deals can hinge on throw-ins: broker-speak for covetable items like furniture, art or sports cars that prospective buyers want thrown in with the sale.
Hannigan declined to name the prospective buyers for the building zoned for business.
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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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