Prospectus Definition

prə-spĕktəs
prospectuses
noun
prospectuses
A formal summary of a proposed venture or project.
American Heritage
A statement outlining the main features of a new or proposed publication, business enterprise, etc., or the attractions of an established institution such as a college, hotel, etc.; often, specif., a document, made available to investors, containing detailed information about a stock issue, mutual fund, etc.
Webster's New World
Written document issued by corporation, describing shares of stock and offering same for sale.
Webster's New World Law
Synonyms:
course cataloguecourse catalogschemedesignoutlinesyllabusprogrambill

Other Word Forms of Prospectus

Noun

Singular:
prospectus
Plural:
prospectuses

Origin of Prospectus

  • Latin prōspectus distant view prospect

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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