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prospect = pro + spect

pro-: forward

spect: derived from Latin "specere", meaning "look"

So prospect means:

Look forward to something.

  1. If look forward to something that will happen, this means "look the future of something".
  2. If look forward to mineral resources, this means "look for mineral resources in the ground or under the sea".

Evolution of usage
Can you look forward to the future of AI(artificial intelligence)?

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Can you prospect the future of AI(artificial intelligence)?

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