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Prospect

1. A potential seller or buyer.

2. To network in order to find potential, new clients, especially for a brokerage.

prospect

To look for customers. For example, a registered representative may join a civic organization to prospect for new customers.

prospect

an individual or organization who is a possible buyer of a product.

prospect

A person who has indicated some interest in buying and who appears to have the desire and the ability to purchase.Contrast with suspect,who is someone identified as possibly having an interest in buying,but who has not yet been contacted or has not yet given any evidence of interest.

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The sales pro, who prospected and sold for all partners and practice areas based on a predetermined target client profile, was a college graduate with 13 years' experience in commercial lending.
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which is directed at locating precious metals in areas of the BIC which have not previously been prospected or drilled.