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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·spec·tive /prəˈspɛktɪv ||ˈprɑˌ, proˈ, prɑˈ/
 (a.)有希望的,預期的,將來的

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pro·spec·tive /prəˈspɛktɪv/ 形容詞
 預期的,未來的,前矚性的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·spec·tive a.
 1. Of or pertaining to a prospect; furnishing a prospect; perspective. [Obs.]
    Time's long and dark prospective glass.   --Milton.
 2. Looking forward in time; acting with foresight; -- opposed to retrospective.
    The French king of Sweden are circumspect, industrious, and prospective, too, in this affair.   --Sir J. Child.
 3. Being within view or consideration, as a future event or contingency; relating to the future: expected; as, a prospective benefit.
    Points on which the promises, at the time of ordination, had no prospective bearing.   --W. Jay.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·spec·tive n.
 1. The scene before or around, in time or in space; view; prospect.
 2. A perspective glass. [Obs.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 prospective
      adj 1: concerned with or related to the future; "prospective
             earnings"; "a prospective mother"; "the statute is
             solely prospective in operation" [ant: retrospective]
      2: anticipated for the near future; "the prospective students";
         "his prospective bride" [syn: prospective(a)]