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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.
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prospect

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

an individual or organization who is a possible buyer of a product.
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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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Since opening in 2014, the Prospector has employed over 220 Prospects (70% of whom identify with a disability), working more than 450,000 hours of meaningful employment, and earning over $7,000,000 in payroll.
The company also disclosed that a wholly-owned subsidiary has signed an agreement with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., LTD., to extend the delivery date of the high specification Friede and Goldman JU-2000E jackup Prospector 6 to 15 April 2016.
The arrival of the American prospectors in Benguet over 100 years ago marked the first gold rush in Itogon.
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Prospector Offshore has one more rig construction option agreement with DSIC Offshore, which originally expires on 31 March 2012.
Prospectors are being warned they could face unlimited fines or lengthy jail sentences if they try to search for the precious metal.
It comes after a prospector sparked outrage when, struck by gold fever, he removed tonnes of bedrock from the Afon Mawddach.
Its Prospector database can now be searched specifically for plastics approved for medical applications, using additional criteria such as USP Class VI ratings, features like good gamma sterilisability, and uses like medical appliances.
of Laramie, Wyoming, USA, a search engine and informational resource for plastic materials, says it is now providing its Prospector database of plastic material datasheets in German, Spanish, French, Chinese, and English.
BRAVE PROSPECTOR, out of luck in the two most competitive sprint handicaps of the summer, deserves a change of luck.