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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 first Prospector was demonstrated driving and drilling in Lunar regolith simulant at the Colorado School of Mines' new lunar testbed facility in the Earth Mechanics Institute overseen by the Center for Space Resources.
They added the injured have been transferred to Libya for treatment, saying the missing gold prospectors were likely being taken by the gunmen to an unknown destination.
"I thought it was rubbish at first, maybe an old horseshoe," the prospector, who was not identified by the manufacturer, said.
"Agbalbalitok (The Gold Prospector)" will be screened tonight, 8:45 p.m., at SM Megamall.
The Investors Exchange, which runs concurrently with the PDAC Convention's Trade Show, also includes the Prospectors Tent featuring maps, samples and claim results of independent prospectors, and the Core Shack featuring core samples from the latest mineral discoveries from around the world.
"As a growing financial institution, we have to be diligent in ensuring that our core processing system provides us with the tools and ease of use we need to offer exceptional service in both the front and back office," said Prospectors FCU President/CEO Mary Freeman.
At a meeting this week, BGPA representatives Vince Thurkettle from Norfolk and fellow prospector Kit Andrews from Hereford, expressed their concerns at being "tarred with the same brush" as unscrupulous diggers.
The authorities laid their cards on the table and invited us to come back with a proposal." Regular prospector, Mike Jones, 61, from Denbigh, agrees more regulation is needed but finds some CCW claims difficult to believe.
Some prospectors, including housewives and children, were combing the beach with flashlights at night, said a police officer.
Hambrick (1983) found that Prospectors' emphasis on environmental scanning positions them to identify opportunities.
Initially there were two community members who were licensed prospectors, he said.