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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A person who searches for deposits of valuable ores, minerals or oil.

Usage examples (34)
  • A prospector might be out in the hills for weeks before finding a possible site for a mine.
  • BRIEF SYNOPSIS: An angry prospector is forced by aliens to hunt someone down.
  • Our prospector was a little uncertain as to his plans.
  • The prospector is the advance agent of progress, civilization and prosperity. for more
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