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Prospective

prospective adj

1 : relating to or effective in the future [a statute's effect]
2 : likely to come about
: expected to happen [ inability to perform the contract]
3 : likely to be or become [a buyer]
pro·spec·tive·ly adv



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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