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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 5
3. The prospect of the future; grounds upon which something excellent is expected to happen; prospect of anything good to come, esp. of property or rank.
4. The value of any chance ( as the prospect of prize or property) which depends upon some contingent event. Expectations are computed for or against the occurrence of the event.
5. The leaving of the disease principally to the efforts of nature to effect a cure.
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