prospectus

  • 1 prospectus — pro·spec·tus /prə spek təs/ n pl tus·es / tə səz/: a preliminary printed statement describing a business or other enterprise and distributed to prospective buyers, investors, or participants; specif: a description of a new security issue supplied …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 prospectus — [ prɔspɛktys ] n. m. • 1723 « programme de librairie »; mot lat. « vue, aspect », de prospicere « regarder devant » 1 ♦ Anciennt Annonce imprimée, brochure exposant le plan d un ouvrage à paraître, d une collection, d une série d ouvrages. 2 ♦… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Prospectus — may refer to: * Prospectus (finance) * Prospectus (university) …

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  • 4 prospectus — 1765, from Fr. prospectus (1723), from L. prospectus view, outlook (see PROSPECT (Cf. prospect)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 prospectus — The plural form is prospectuses. The form prospecti is not only pedantic but ignorantly pedantic, since in Latin prospectus is a fourth declension noun with a plural form prospectus (which is not used in English) …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 Prospectus — Pro*spec tus, n. [L., a prospect, sight, view: cf. F. prospectus. See {Prospect}.] A summary, plan, or scheme of something proposed, affording a prospect of its nature; especially, an exposition of the scheme of an unpublished literary work.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Prospectus I — est le premier album officiel de Raison d Être. Il est sorti en 1993. Liste des titres Numéro de piste Titre Durée 1 Katharsis 6:24 2 Ordeal In Chapel 5:37 3 Ascension De Profundis 6:38 4 Mourning …

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  • 8 prospectus — [n] details, outline of event announcement, catalogue, conspectus, design, list, plan, program, scheme, syllabus, synopsis; concept 283 …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 prospectus — ► NOUN (pl. prospectuses) ▪ a printed booklet advertising a school or university or giving details of a share offer. ORIGIN Latin, view, prospect …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 prospectus — [prə spek′təs, präspek′təs, prōspek′təs] n. [L: see PROSPECT] 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.;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 prospectus — A document that describes the details and financial support for a new bond or stock issue offering. A prospectus is required by the Securities and Exchange Commission. American Banker Glossary Formal written document to sell securities that… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 Prospectus — Formal written document to sell securities that describes the plan for a proposed business enterprise, or the facts concerning an existing one, that an investor needs to make an informed decision. Prospectuses are used by mutual funds to describe …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 Prospectus — A formal legal document, which is required by and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, that provides details about an investment offering for sale to the public. A prospectus should contain the facts that an investor needs to make… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 14 prospectus — (pro spè ktus ) s. m. 1°   Vue anticipée qu on donne d un ouvrage qui n est point encore publié, et qui doit l être, soit par souscription, soit par la voie commune. Un prospectus contient quelquefois, non seulement l idée générale de l ouvrage,… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 15 PROSPECTUS — s. m. (On prononce l S finale.) Mot emprunté du latin. Espèce de programme qui se publie avant qu un ouvrage paraisse, et dans lequel on donne une idée de cet ouvrage, on annonce le format, le caractère, la quantité de volumes, et les conditions… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 16 prospectus — A document published by a corporation, or by persons acting as its agents or assignees, setting forth the nature and objects of an issue of shares, debentures, or other securities created by the company or corporation, the investment or risk… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 PROSPECTUS — n. m. Mot emprunté du latin. Sorte de programme qui se publie avant qu’un ouvrage paraisse et dans lequel on donne une idée de cet ouvrage, on annonce le format, le caractère, le nombre des volumes et les conditions de la souscription. Le… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 18 prospectus —    A document that describes a proposal; more specifically, a document that is issued to prospective shareholders by a corporation that intends to make a public issue of shares. The prospectus provides details of the corporation s past and… …

    Business law dictionary

  • 19 prospectus — /preuh spek teuhs/, n., pl. prospectuses. 1. a document describing the major features of a proposed literary work, project, business venture, etc., in enough detail so that prospective investors, participants, or buyers may evaluate it: Don t buy …

    Universalium

  • 20 prospectus — A document containing company information in connection with an issue of shares. A company, except in certain circumstances, cannot invite anyone to apply for shares unless the application form is accompanied by a prospectus containing… …

    Accounting dictionary