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<code>Take a look forward to something.</code>
 
<code>Take a look forward to something.</code>
  
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# ''If take a look forward to something that will happen, this means "'''future of something'''".''
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# ''If take a look forward to mineral resources, this means "'''look for mineral resources in the ground or under the sea'''"''.
 
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<code>Can you take a look forward to the future of AI(artificial intelligence)?</code>
 
<code>Can you take a look forward to the future of AI(artificial intelligence)?</code>

Revision as of 03:38, 3 November 2018

Etymology of prospect.png

prospect = pro + spect

pro-: forward

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

So prospect means:

Take a look forward to something.

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

Evolution of usage
Can you take a 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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