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prospective
used in In Cold Blood

3 uses
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Definition
concerned with or related to the future
  • One company offered them immediate work on a tanker bound for Brazil, and, indeed, the two would now have been at sea if their prospective employer had not discovered that neither man possessed union papers or a passport.
    3 — Answer (55% in)
  • But these signs, coupled with newspaper advertisements, and advertisements on the radio, will be a constant reminder to every citizen in the community, among whom one hundred and fifty have been called as prospective jurors.
    4 — The Corner (20% in)
  • He often stopped to listen to the questioning of a prospective juror, or to stare at the faces around him-particularly, and with plain displeasure, the muscular face of the county attorney, Duane Wen, who was his own age, twenty-eight.
    4 — The Corner (28% in)

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