prospectus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French prospectus ‎(a prospectus), borrowed from Latin.

Noun[edit]

prospectus ‎(plural prospectuses or prospectus)

  1. A document, distributed to prospective members, investors, buyers, or participants, which describes an institution (such as a university), a publication, or a business and what it has to offer.
  2. A document which describes a proposed endeavor (venture, undertaking), such as a literary work (which one proposes to write).

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

prospectus m ‎(genitive prospectūs); fourth declension

  1. view, sight, prospect

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative prospectus prospectūs
genitive prospectūs prospectuum
dative prospectuī prospectibus
accusative prospectum prospectūs
ablative prospectū prospectibus
vocative prospectus prospectūs

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Descendants[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of prōspiciō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

prōspectus m ‎(feminine prōspecta, neuter prōspectum); first/second declension

  1. watched or looked (out)
  2. discerned
  3. foreseen

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative prōspectus prōspecta prōspectum prōspectī prōspectae prōspecta
genitive prōspectī prōspectae prōspectī prōspectōrum prōspectārum prōspectōrum
dative prōspectō prōspectō prōspectīs
accusative prōspectum prōspectam prōspectum prōspectōs prōspectās prōspecta
ablative prōspectō prōspectā prōspectō prōspectīs
vocative prōspecte prōspecta prōspectum prōspectī prōspectae prōspecta

References[edit]

  • prospectus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • prospectus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • one has a view over...; one is able to see as far as..: prospectus est ad aliquid