Prospectiveness Pro*spec"tive*ness, n. Quality of being prospective. [1913 Webster]

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  • prospectiveness — pro·spec·tive·ness …   English syllables

  • prospectiveness — noun see prospective I …   Useful english dictionary

  • prospective — prospectively, adv. prospectiveness, n. /preuh spek tiv/, adj. 1. of or in the future: prospective earnings. 2. potential, likely, or expected: a prospective partner. [1580 90; < LL prospectivus. See PROSPECTUS, IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • nearness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Proximity without touching Nouns 1. nearness, closeness, proximity, propinquity, apposition, approximation, vicinity, neighborhood, adjacency; approach, convergence; likeness, similarity. See futurity. 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • prospective — adj. 1 concerned with or applying to the future (implies a prospective obligation) (cf. RETROSPECTIVE). 2 some day to be; expected; future (prospective bridegroom). Derivatives: prospectively adv. prospectiveness n. Etymology: obs. F prospectif… …   Useful english dictionary

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