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prospective = pro + spect + ive

pro-: forward

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

-ive: [something]of doing something

So prospective means:

[Something]Of looking forward.

Evolution of usage
AI(artificial intelligence) is a technology of looking forward.

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AI(artificial intelligence) is a technology of prospecting.

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AI(artificial intelligence) is a prospective technology.

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