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suspect

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

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acting suspiciously in a dark blue Mercedes near the residence of Ibrahim in the village of Kawthariyat al-Siyyad in the Zahrani region.
We are asking the public to be alert to this and to report anyone acting suspiciously, making a note of car registration numbers and any other details.
Miss Masters said that on October 9 police spotted a man acting suspiciously in the centre of Hartlepool.
A police force is urging members of the public to report anyone wearing a suspiciously large amount of 'bling' during the recession.
Ron Odunayia, the council's director of community services, said the letter should have made clear that only adults acting suspiciously around children are questioned.
A CITY trader told a court yesterday that she saw Barry George acting suspiciously outside Jill Dando's house hours before she was shot dead.
She has arrived in Arelon to wed Raoden, only to find her prince suspiciously missing.
Detectives on surveillance Tuesday spotted a man acting suspiciously near the home.
Restatements Should Be Eyed Suspiciously," read the headline of an item by Bruce Meyerson, national business writer for The Associated Press, earlier this year.
When Samantha's boss, George Stanley, is suspiciously killed by a runaway horse, Lone Star State Of Death takes swift turns through an increasingly thickening plot as the mystery surrounding recent happenings, envelope Sam's life in the intricacies of finding the truth.
05, page 35), suspiciously failed to divulge what the actual pass rates for the computer-based Uniform CPA Examination were as compared to the paper test.
Wearing homemade ostrich costumes ingeniously constructed from mop handles, vacuum hoses, and papiermache, the four members of the immediate Ben-Ner family prance around a wooded area that looks suspiciously like Manhattan's Riverside Park.